KAWS "Man's Best Friend" @ Honor Fraser Gallery, LA

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 10, 2014
KAWS, one of the great crossover artists of this generation, working on anything from MTV to Kanye, continues to also be one of the most efficient and relentless artists when it comes to exhibitions and projects. On September 13, KAWS will open his third exhibition at Honor Fraser Gallery in Los Angeles, "Man's Best Friend," a new collection of drawings, paintings, and sculptures with an eye to "Abstract Expressionism of the 1950s with both a nod of homage and a wink of satire."

Erik Parker, Kaws, REAS, Tomoo Gokita @ Bill Brady KC, Kansas City

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 14, 2014
Bill Brady KC Gallery in Kansas City, Missouri has one of the most exciting programs going right in the United States, and their recent group show, "Ok, I'' Rename It," just opened with a fantastic line-up: Erik Parker, KAWS, Todd "Reas" James, and Tomoo Gokita. Of all the shows happening around the gloe, this may be one of the highlights of the summer.

Knock Knock @ Galería Javier López, Madrid

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Galería Javier López in Madrid is about to open what looks like an epic group show, "Knock Knock," that basically runs the entire roster of every fantastic comic-book inspired artist we have ever covered. From Charles Burns to Daniel Clowes, Erik Parker and REAS, Gary Panter and Kaws, Keiichi Tanaami to Ed Templeton, Nara and Faile, this looks to be one of the absolute standout exhibitions of the summer.

Kaws "Final Days" @ CAC Málaga, Spain

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 03, 2014
The Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga is presenting the first solo exhibition in a Spanish museum of KAWS, entitled FINAL DAYS. Curated by Fernando Francés, it includes five large-scale, carved wooden sculptures of his celebrated COMPANION, among other figures. In their numerous different versions, they represent the work for which KAWS, who is also a forerunner of the Art & Toys movement, is internationally known.

"If You’re Accidentally Not included, Don’t Worry About It" curated by Peter Saul @ Zurcher Studio, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 03, 2014
This show ought to be a good one in NYC, considering the names involved and the curating eye of Peter Saul. Here is the lowdown: Zürcher Studio is pleased to announce "If You’re Accidentally Not included, Don’t Worry About It," a group show curated by Peter Saul. Among the artists who attract the interests of other artists (particularly from the newest generation), Peter Saul is one of the most magnetizing. Bernard and Gwenolee Zürcher proposed to him the idea of a group show based on his own artistic choices. 

KAWS "Play Your Part" @ Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 20, 2014
KAWS had a pretty amazing year in 2013, and the Brooklyn artist is right back at it in 2014 with "Play Your Part," an exhibition at Madrid's Galeria Javier Lopez. We have long been fans of the program at Javier Lopez, with Todd James, Kaws, Jenny Holzer, and Leo Villareal on the roster, and love how KAWS' work looks in the sparse space. If you are in Spain through April 23, go check it out. 

Pharrell Co-Curates "This is Not a Toy" @ the Design Exchange

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 12, 2014
This Is Not A Toy, curated by John Wee Tom and DX Associate Curator Sara Nickelson with special guest curator Pharrell Williams, is the world's first exhibition featuring a collection of contemporary sculptures, figurines and artworks created by artists including Takashi Murakami, KAWS, FriendsWithYou, Coarse, Huck Gee, and Frank Kozik...

KAWS' Art on Candice Swanepoel for iD Magazine

Erotica // Tuesday, November 26, 2013
KAWS is everywhere at the moment. Museum show in Philadelphia, two major exhibitions in NYC, and now the Brooklyn-based artist has lent his artwork to the cover of iD Magazine and their story on Supreme, KAWS, and how the super-but-not-super-big brand Supreme has conquered a portion of the fashion world. And model Candice Swaneepoel is the benefactor of KAWS art and some cleverly placed Supreme decks... 

KAWS @ Mary Boone + Galerie Perrotin, NYC

Juxtapoz // Friday, November 01, 2013
If the year of KAWS hasn't gone well already for the Brooklyn-based artist, he will be opening concurrent exhibitions at Mary Boone Gallery and Galerie Perrotin's new NYC space this weekend, November 2, 2013. Some people would like to have one show. Some people think two would be nice. Some would like just one show in NYC. One in Chelsea? Even better? How about two shows at Mary Boone and Galerie Perrotin, at the same time? On the same day? That is a lot of champagne.  Oh, and he has a museum show in Philly right now. There's that trifecta we were looking for!

Video: KAWS @ Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Juxtapoz // Friday, October 11, 2013
A few months ago, KAWS unveiled a beautiful public Companion (Passing Through) sculpture at Philadelphia's 30th Street Station, all leading up to the Brooklyn artist's exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts that opens tomorrow, October 11. A few images of the PAFA's space have been released, showing a great juxtaposition (hey-o!) of the clean, bright lines of KAWS' canvases with the antique, classic works and structure of the PAFA building. Living Proof has a great preview video ... 
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