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
8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week
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8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Featuring BAPE, Off-White™, Dior, mastermind WORLD and NEEDLES.

Best Art Drops: 'KAWS:HOLIDAY' Companion Figure, 'L.A. Fingers' Prints & More
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Best Art Drops: 'KAWS:HOLIDAY' Companion Figure, 'L.A. Fingers' Prints & More

Including a sculptural incense chamber by WACKO MARIA.

UPDATE: KAWS x Dior Pink 'BFF' Plush Officially Available Now With Eye-Popping Retail Price
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UPDATE: KAWS x Dior Pink 'BFF' Plush Officially Available Now With Eye-Popping Retail Price

You need deep pockets for this toy.

KAWS to Debut New “KAWS:HOLIDAY” Outdoor Project in Taipei
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KAWS to Debut New “KAWS:HOLIDAY” Outdoor Project in Taipei

Featuring a 36-meter-long Companion.

Top 10 Art Moments of 2018
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Top 10 Art Moments of 2018

A year filled with terrific and tragic spectacles.

Top 10 Fashion Collaborations of 2018
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Top 10 Fashion Collaborations of 2018

Palace x Polo, Off-White™ x Rimowa, Pokémon x fragment, and more.

KAWS’ “CLEAN SLATE” Companion Collectible Is Re-Releasing Tomorrow
Arts

KAWS’ “CLEAN SLATE” Companion Collectible Is Re-Releasing Tomorrow

Good luck.

Dior Brings Summer 2019 Capsule to Maxfield LA for Special Pop-Up
Fashion

Dior Brings Summer 2019 Capsule to Maxfield LA for Special Pop-Up

The highly anticipated collaboration with KAWS is here.

Kim Jones' Dior Men & KAWS Summer 2019 Capsule Collection Available Now
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Kim Jones' Dior Men & KAWS Summer 2019 Capsule Collection Available Now

Presented by Dior
You’ll always remember your first.

Best Art Drops: KAWS 'CLEAN SLATE' Companion, Takashi Murakami Souvenir Shop & More
Arts  

Best Art Drops: KAWS 'CLEAN SLATE' Companion, Takashi Murakami Souvenir Shop & More

Including Keith Haring x Medicom Toy collectibles.
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