KAWS

Kaws

New York Artist
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Date of Birth 1974
Industries Art
Headquarter Jersey City, New Jersey
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.

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
Best Art Drops: Rare KAWS Artworks, GucciGhost Prints & More
Arts 

Best Art Drops: Rare KAWS Artworks, GucciGhost Prints & More

Including new Basquiat x Medicom Toy BE@RBRICKs.

Rare KAWS Bus Stop Painting to Lead Landmark Heritage Auctions Sale
Arts

Rare KAWS Bus Stop Painting to Lead Landmark Heritage Auctions Sale

Estimated to sell for $300,000-500,000 USD.

KAWS Explores "Companionship in the Age of Loneliness" in Upcoming Exhibition
Arts

KAWS Explores "Companionship in the Age of Loneliness" in Upcoming Exhibition

The superstar artist will unveil his largest bronze sculpture to date.

KAWS Cuts Ties With Perrotin, Now Solely Represented by Skarstedt Gallery
Arts

KAWS Cuts Ties With Perrotin, Now Solely Represented by Skarstedt Gallery

Parting ways as his market booms.

'KAWS:HOLIDAY' Pays Respects to Mount Fuji in Latest Outdoor Exhibition
Arts

'KAWS:HOLIDAY' Pays Respects to Mount Fuji in Latest Outdoor Exhibition

The fourth stop for the traveling COMPANION.

KAWS, Kenny Scharf and More Design One-Off Trophies for Love Ball III Gala
Design

KAWS, Kenny Scharf and More Design One-Off Trophies for Love Ball III Gala

The eccentric prizes are instrumental to ballroom culture.

Yoon Flaunts Limited Edition Dior x KAWS SS19 Perfume Case
Fashion

Yoon Flaunts Limited Edition Dior x KAWS SS19 Perfume Case

Add this to your ‘BFF’ collection.

Yankees Outfielder Clint Frazier is Back With Custom KAWS x Air Jordan 4 Cleats
Footwear

Yankees Outfielder Clint Frazier is Back With Custom KAWS x Air Jordan 4 Cleats

Another home run.

KAWS x Uniqlo UT Release in China Causes Pandemonium at a Mall
Fashion

KAWS x Uniqlo UT Release in China Causes Pandemonium at a Mall

Shoppers went on to remove tees off of mannequins.

Best Art Drops: Futura "CONSTELLATION" Editions, Jun Cha 'Warrior' Print & More
Arts 

Best Art Drops: Futura "CONSTELLATION" Editions, Jun Cha 'Warrior' Print & More

ncluding ‘COOKBOOK MAGAZINE’ release with a special contribution by Virgil Abloh.

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