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1999 marks the year KAWS created the first Companion.
Art Stuff 05 Apr 2018

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1999 marks the year KAWS created the first Companion.

200 USD people had to spent for a Companion in May 2017 at the MoMA store. The high traffic caused a breakdown of the online store’s website.

300 feet was the height of the Snoopy in front of the Uniqlo store in NYC celebrating their joint collection.

8 pounds is the weight of the famous silver MTV VMA Moonman trophy, which KAWS redesigned in 2013 for the MTV Music Awards.

350 USD had to be spent for KAWS Air Jordan shoes, which were only made available by lottery. Although there was a “for personal use only” clause, the shoes were resold for much more.

1 million and counting are following the artist’s newest projects via his Instagram account.

808S & Heartbreak is the name of a Kanye West album for which KAWS designed the cover.

1000 pieces of the BFF plush were sold during the BFF exhibition in Bangkok, 2016. The 20-inch piece was sold next to BFF- themed tees, umbrellas and beach towels.

101 Dalmatians is one of the movies KAWS worked on while being with Disney as freelance illustrator.

1974 is the birth year of Brian Donnelly, the real name behind KAWS, who first started his career as a graffiti artist in his hometown of New Jersey.

411000 USD was the hammer price for a rare Seated Companion bronze sculpture sold in May 2017 at Phillips Auction.

 
This Feature Got Published in TheArtGorgeous Magazine#4 to Download e-version click here

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