Commenting on the new collaboration, KAWS
said, "I have always enjoyed working in different medium, whether it be plastic toys, painting, bronze sculpture, or graphic design.
The tour participants were introduced to the unique collection of artworks throughout the terminal as they learnt about the newest art installations to join HIA's Art Programme, including 'Small Lie' by American artist and designer KAWS
and 'Cosmos' by French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel.
Historic venue: Sandwiched between the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial and the KAWs
sculpture, the Red Bull 3Style Finals was one for the music books.
ART by Bankmed will this year stage an exhibition of 40 figurines by New York artist and designer Brian Donnelly (aka KAWS
I turned my attention to a tall shelf dividing the loft's open floor plan that appeared as a shrine to the artist Kaws
. "He's a very dear friend whom I've known for over 20 years," said Levinthal, as I timidly stepped closer to one of the ominous plastic dollspart Buster the Clown, part Mickey Mousewith two big white graphic X's for eyes, like the ubiquitous crisscrossing threads that remain after the buttons are long gone.
Many of his forms resemble those of maverick satirical art-cartoonist Peter Saul, under whom he studied, while the neon palette and vertiginous pictorial construction place him in close subcultural company with the likes of graffitist turned painter and sculptor KAWS
. But between the vintage fonts, the postwar leisure kitsch, and the occasional bulging eyeball, this show also put out a nostalgic vibe, calling forth not only the renegade spirit of underground comic-book legends such as R.
From the preserved hardwood floors and loft ceilings to repurposed furniture, whitewashed brick walls, and custom artwork from the likes of KAWS
and Shepard Fairey, the Ace captures the laid-back spirit of Seattle, shot through with a creative twist.
Looking ahead, HIA is currently preparing the launch of a major new art piece by KAWS
during the first quarter of 2018 and is working on new global partnerships to build on HIA's best-in-class passenger experience.
Highlights for children are the series of monumental and imposing sculptures by KAWS
which are dotted around the beautiful park.
Laila, a fixture on the local art scene, appeared in the movies Al Fajr (2000) and Amani Taht Kaws
A Bearbrick doll by artist Kaws
is displayed on a pedestal, as if on a shrine.