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 First Look at KAWS' Massive 'Companion' Sculpture in South Korea
Arts 

A First Look at KAWS' Massive 'Companion' Sculpture in South Korea

Following the artist’s giant floating figure to launch in Seoul.

Dior x KAWS Pink 'BFF' Plush Lands on StockX for $9,999,999 USD
Arts

Dior x KAWS Pink 'BFF' Plush Lands on StockX for $9,999,999 USD

Who’s willing to bid?

KAWS Is Bringing a Giant Floating Figure to Seoul's Seokchon Lake
Arts

KAWS Is Bringing a Giant Floating Figure to Seoul's Seokchon Lake

Accompanied by a limited merch range.

Best Art Drops: KAWS x 'Sesame Street,' George Condo Painting & More
Arts 

Best Art Drops: KAWS x 'Sesame Street,' George Condo Painting & More

Including a ‘Chanel Pill’ skateboard by Canadian artist DENIAL.

Michael Jackson Honored at Major Exhibition in London's National Portrait Gallery
Arts

Michael Jackson Honored at Major Exhibition in London's National Portrait Gallery

With special catalog artwork by KAWS.

A Closer Look at the KAWS x 'Sesame Street' x Uniqlo UT Collection
Fashion

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
Arts

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
Arts

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
Fashion

KAWS Teases New Project for Dior Homme's SS19 Show

“Just follow the bee.”

Zaha Hadid Architects Reveals Extravagant Morpheus Hotel in Macau
Design

Zaha Hadid Architects Reveals Extravagant Morpheus Hotel in Macau

Featuring a new installation in KAWS.
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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