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Kaws

b.1976 America


KAWS, whose real name is Brian Donnelly, was born in New Jersey, now lives and works Brooklyn, New York. He studied illustration at School of Visual Arts in New York, and obtained the Bachler’s degree in 1996.

He was once the animator of Disney. As a street artist, KAWS often work directly on the existing street commercials which subvert the original image. In 1999, the small vinyl toys “Companion” by KAWS made with the collaboration with Japanese Brand realmad Hectic and Bounty Hunter had cause a trend in the business sector of art. Many other various editions of “Companion” have been exhibited by the museums around the world. 

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KAWS, whose real name is Brian Donnelly, was born in New Jersey, now lives and works Brooklyn, New York. He studied illustration at School of Visual Arts in New York, and obtained the Bachler’s degree in 1996.


He was once the animator of Disney. As a street artist, KAWS often work directly on the existing street commercials which subvert the original image. In 1999, the small vinyl toys “Companion” by KAWS made with the collaboration with Japanese Brand realmad Hectic and Bounty Hunter had cause a trend in the business sector of art. Many other various editions of “Companion” have been exhibited by the museums around the world. 


The art products that KAWS continues to made in cooperation with well-known brands garnered attentions with his trademark: the ironic modifications of familiar characters with XX pattern on them.


The name KAWS is now active in New York, Tokyo, London, Paris, and many other cities in Europe and Asia.

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Behind the HYPE: How the KAWS Companion Is Disrupting the Art World and Beyond
VIDEO|Behind the HYPE: How the KAWS Companion Is Disrupting the Art World and Beyond
KAWS joins board of American Folk Art Museum
PRESS|The Art Newspaper:KAWS joins board of American Folk Art Museum
KAWS has left Perrotin
the gallery that has represented him for over a decade.
PRESS|Artsy:KAWS has left Perrotin, the gallery that has represented him for over a decade.
A Great KAWS:The Artist Is Honored at the Academy of Art's Tribeca Ball
PRESS|VOGUE:A Great KAWS: The Artist Is Honored at the Academy of Art’s Tribeca Ball
KAWS:From Graffiti To Galerie Perrotin|Hong Kong Tatler
PRESS|KAWS: From Graffiti To Galerie Perrotin | Hong Kong Tatler

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