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KAWS’ Along The Way Statue Comes to the Brooklyn Museum

Along The Way by Kaws
All Photos By Gail

If the statues above look familiar to you, it might possibly be because you recognize them from a previous appearance on this rad blog in This Post. Or maybe not. But right now, the 18 foor high sculpture, entitled Along The Way by the artist known as KAWS is hanging out in the Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion and Lobby, 1st Floor at the Brooklyn Museum. You really can’t miss it.

Glass Smile by Kaws

There are also a couple of his colorful abstract paintings hanging out in the general vicinity, including this huge canvas, which is called Glass Smile.

Should I Be Attacking

And this smaller one, entitled Should I Be Attacking, which you can see, if you relax your focus, is in the shape of Charlie Brown’s dog, Snoopy.

Along the Way is on Display Through December 6th, 2015.

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KAWS Presents New Sculptures & Paintings at Mary Boone Gallery

Kaws Dual Figure
Along The Way, Wooden Sculpture By Kaws. All Photos By Gail

When you’ve got a big room, you’ve gotta fill it with big art, amiright? So it seems with Mary Boone’s current exhibit featuring two huge sculptures by pop artist KAWS. The sheer scale of these massive wooden figures immediately brought to mind Paul McCarthy’s recent White Snow exhibit at Hauser & Wirth.

Well, you can see by the human persons who would not get out of the way of my shots that both of these imposing sculptures, which depict KAWS’ familiar figure known as Companion, stand at over eighteen feet tall and almost reach the gallery roof! Fun!

At This Time
At This Time

Kaws Red Painting
Going as Friends

In the gallery’s much smaller rear room you can see three new paintings by KAWS, which are highly recognizable as following the artist’s signature style. I love the bold colors and round canvases he used for these paintings!

Kaws Blue Painting
Not Sure What This One is Called, But I Dig It

Kaws Afternoon Delight
Afternoon Delight

This is a fun show!

New Works By KAWS will be on Exhibit at The Mary Boone Gallery, Located at 541 West 24 Street, in the Chelsea Gallery District, through December 21st, 2013.