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KAWS Buys Williamsburg Building for $17 Million to House Studio Expansion

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

KAWS Under Fire in China for Work Depicting Mao

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

Germano Celant to Curate KAWS Show in Qatar

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

KAWS’s Art Collection Profiled in Art News

Tuesday, September 24th, 2019

KAWS Leaves Galerie Perrotin

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

KAWS Work Sells for Record $14 Million in Hong Kong

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Install of KAWS’s “Companion” Cut Short in Hong Kong

Friday, March 29th, 2019

KAWS Sells Out Run of Prints in Minutes at Art Basel

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

KAWS Mural and David Bryne Bike Racks Unveiled at The Brooklyn Academy of Music

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Giswil – KAWS: “GISWIL” at More Gallery, Through August 26th 2013

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

KAWS Designs Moonman for Brooklyn MTV Video Music Awards

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

KAWS “Companion” balloon debuts at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

AO On Site – Los Angeles: KAWS at Honor Fraser through October 22, 2011

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Go See – New York: Kaws "Companion (Passing Through)" at the Standard Hotel, through October 2011

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Go See – Paris: Kaws “Pay the Debt to Nature” at Galerie Perrotin through December 23rd, 2010

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Go See – Paris: Lance Armstrong and Nike Livestrong ‘STAGES’ at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin through August 8, 2009, Featuring works and Tour de France bikes designed by Andreas Gursky, Yoshitomo Nara, Christopher Wool, Tom Sachs, Ed Ruscha, Rosson Crow, Damien Hirst, Shepard Fairey, Barry McGee, Aaron Young, JR, Jules de Balincourt, Kaws, Richard Prince and others

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Go See: KAWS ‘The Long Way Home’ at Honor Fraser, Los Angeles

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Go See: KAWS at Gering Lopez Gallery, New York, through December 23rd

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Go See: Street art icon KAWS, curated by Pharrell Williams of N.E.R.D, at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Miami, through November 15

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

AO Auction Recap – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, October 2nd, 2019

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

AO Auction Recap – New York: 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 15th-16th, 2019

Friday, May 17th, 2019

AO Recap – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention Center, March 29th – 31st, 2019

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Art Newspaper Explores Market for Street Art

Friday, December 7th, 2018

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 6-9th, 2018

Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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