Toronto’s Design Xchange is an institution dedicated to the pursuit of design excellence across all different art forms from furniture, architecture, fashion, industrial design. This Is Not A Toy was co-curated by Pharrell Williams, and brings to the forefront of popular culture design and art a collection of sculptures and figurines. With artists like Kaws, Huck Gee, the driving force of the Art Toy movement.
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is a non collecting museum in scenic Ridgefield Connecticut. The Aldrich is featuring grafitti artist Brian Donnelly a.k.a Kaws first solo museum show. The survey highlights the ambiguity of grafitti art and artist in the museum world. How illegal tagging has risen in the esteem of the establishment and the commodification of art transgressed into the profitablity of merchandise. Featuring original paintings, sculptures in scale from museum large to pocketsized merchandise, Kaws presents pop culture […]