KAWS

Kaws

KAWS (Brian Donnelly) is a New York based pop artist and designer known for his signature limited edition vinyl toys. His career began as a Graffiti artist and his creations were seen on billboards, bus stops and phone booths. KAWS has designed and collaborated with the likes of Original Fake, A Bathing Ape, Undercover, Medicom Toy, Supreme, Nike, Comme des Garcons, NIGO, Jun Takahashi and Michael “Mic” Neumann.

Founded 1974
Industries Art
Headquarter Jersey City, New Jersey
KAWS Reveals Sketches for Upcoming Union Collaboration
Fashion

KAWS Reveals Sketches for Upcoming Union Collaboration

A limited apparel capsule to launch in Tokyo and LA.
6,387 Hypes 5 Comments

Best Art Drops This Week: Banksy Sculptures, KAWS Merch, & More
Arts 

Best Art Drops This Week: Banksy Sculptures, KAWS Merch, & More

Including limited Haroshi skate deck figures.
8,973 Hypes 4 Comments

A Full Look at the Merch Range for KAWS' New "SEEING/WATCHING" Permanent Art Installation
Arts

A Full Look at the Merch Range for KAWS' New "SEEING/WATCHING" Permanent Art Installation

Get them before they’re gone.
19,220 Hypes 3 Comments

KAWS' Snoopy-Inspired Print Is Being Auctioned off for Underprivileged Youth
Arts

KAWS' Snoopy-Inspired Print Is Being Auctioned off for Underprivileged Youth

As part of an auction curated by Free Arts NYC.
5,614 Hypes 6 Comments

Best Art Drops This Week: Rare KAWS 'Kimpsons,' Takashi Murakami 'Flower Ball,' & More
Arts 

Best Art Drops This Week: Rare KAWS 'Kimpsons,' Takashi Murakami 'Flower Ball,' & More

Must cop paintings, vinyl figures, and artist skate decks.
19,646 Hypes 5 Comments

KAWS Erects Humongous 'BFF' Companion Sculpture in LA
Arts

KAWS Erects Humongous 'BFF' Companion Sculpture in LA

Finding a permanent home in Playa Vista.
10,596 Hypes 6 Comments


KAWS Is Installing Massive Companion Sculptures in China
Arts

KAWS Is Installing Massive Companion Sculptures in China

Permanent statues including a blue ‘BFF.’
13,770 Hypes 7 Comments

What to See at Art Basel Hong Kong 2018
Arts 

What to See at Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

Works on view by Warhol, Basquiat, KAWS, Takashi Murakami, and more.
8,338 Hypes 3 Comments

KAWS & Pace Prints Rejoin for Ultra-Limited Figure
Arts

KAWS & Pace Prints Rejoin for Ultra-Limited Figure

Barely two dozen pieces created.
5,604 Hypes 4 Comments

A Look Inside KAWS' "ACTIVITY TRAP" Exhibit at Galerie Perrotin Tokyo
Arts

A Look Inside KAWS' "ACTIVITY TRAP" Exhibit at Galerie Perrotin Tokyo

Featuring Takashi Murakami, Hajime Sorayama, and more artist attendees.
4,407 Hypes 1 Comments

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1999

KAWS began marking his renowned limited-edition figurines for Bounty Hunter
Opportunity to design and produce limited edition vinyl toys

2006

Partnered with Medicom Toy to create OriginalFake

2012

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade KAWS Balloon

2013

KAWS’ MTV Moonman for 2013 VMAs

2015

Snoopy-inspired prints in Art Basel in Miami, and cover for W Magazine’s Art edition