KAWS

Kaws

KAWS (Brian Donnelly) is a New York-based pop artist and designer known for his signature limited edition vinyl toys. KAWS started off his career as a Graffiti artist, and his creations are recognised 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.

Date of Birth 1974
Industries Art
Headquarter Jersey City, New Jersey
A Closer Look at the KAWS x 'Sesame Street' x Uniqlo UT Collection
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A Closer Look at the KAWS x 'Sesame Street' x Uniqlo UT Collection

Releasing this week.

Kim Jones Offers More Looks at KAWS' Pink 'BFF' Plush for Dior Homme
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Kim Jones Offers More Looks at KAWS' Pink 'BFF' Plush for Dior Homme

Dressed in Dior denim and suiting.

A KAWS Pink 'BFF' Plush May Be in the Works
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A KAWS Pink 'BFF' Plush May Be in the Works

Clad in a miniature Dior suit.

KAWS Teases New Project for Dior Homme's SS19 Show
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KAWS Teases New Project for Dior Homme's SS19 Show

“Just follow the bee.”

Zaha Hadid Architects Reveals Extravagant Morpheus Hotel in Macau
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Zaha Hadid Architects Reveals Extravagant Morpheus Hotel in Macau

Featuring a new installation in KAWS.

Best Art Drops: KAWS 'Together' Sculpture, Takashi Murakami 'Flowers' Cushions & More
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Best Art Drops: KAWS 'Together' Sculpture, Takashi Murakami 'Flowers' Cushions & More

Including a limited edition print by James Jean.

KAWS to Release New 'Together' Companion Sculptures
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KAWS to Release New 'Together' Companion Sculptures

In brown, grey, and black versions.

Best Art Drops: Supreme Items for Auction, Ai Weiwei's Refugee Banners & More
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Best Art Drops: Supreme Items for Auction, Ai Weiwei's Refugee Banners & More

Including a limited set of postcards by fashion photographer Ben Toms.

Every Piece From the KAWS x 'Sesame Street' x Uniqlo UT Collection
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Every Piece From the KAWS x 'Sesame Street' x Uniqlo UT Collection

23 T-shirts for adults and kids.

UPDATE: KAWS x Uniqlo UT 'Sesame Street' Collection Has an Official Release Date
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UPDATE: KAWS x Uniqlo UT 'Sesame Street' Collection Has an Official Release Date

Teased by the artist himself.
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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