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KAWS “Where the end starts”— the first Asia exhibition will open in Shanghai

KAWSWhere the end startswill come to Yuz Museum on March 28th in 2017. KAWS, a famous artist from Brooklyn, USA (born in 1974)

 Is known because of original art image, pioneering art practice and field-crossing creation including classical cartoon images

fashion stars and popular brands. He has been freely engaged in modern art and street popular art for over 20 years and arouses intense attention in global consumption world and art market, which makes him an unique and incomparable modern artist.

The huge Companion is also the focus of this exhibition, made by wood and fiberglass/metal. How big is it?
Just compare with KAWS. When「Where the end starts」was exhibited in USA, two-layer stand was especially set for these two sculptures
With shocked effects while overlooking. Hope visitors will have opportunity to feast your eyes in exhibition of Shanghai.

 

ALONG THE WAY , Wood, 2013

 

Although sculptures are hot works of「Where the end starts」, painting can better represent KAWS’s artistic style. Therefore, it absolutely deserves your attention. In accordance with KAWS’s works, you can pay a visit from the following aspects: style, image, theme and etc.

WHERE THE END STARTS, 2011

 

Cartoon image is KAWS’s significant resource of inspiration. After creating Companion with Mickey Mouse as inspiration, KAWS pays attention to The Smurfs, The Simpsons, SpongeBob, Charlie Brown and Snoopy in Peanuts.

UNTITLED (KIMPSONS) , Acrylic on canvas, 2004

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