SVA alumnus and renowned former street artist Brian Donnelly (BFA 1996 Illustration) aka KAWS, whose work has been seen everywhere from The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to the MTV Video Music Awards, currently has an exhibition on view at the Brooklyn Museum through December 6, 2015.
From the press release: “The Brooklyn Museum presents KAWS: ‘ALONG THE WAY,’ an exhibition of work by KAWS, the internationally acclaimed Brooklyn-based artist who bridges the gap between art and pop culture in his large-scale sculptures and meticulous, brightly colored paintings. The exhibition… will highlight ALONG THE WAY, an 18-foot-high wood sculpture that will occupy a prominent position in the Museum’s lobby; it is the first piece by KAWS to be acquired by the Brooklyn Museum.
Rounding out this long-term exhibition will be two paintings, SHOULD I BE ATTACKING (2013), on loan from the collection of Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia, and GLASS SMILE (2012), on loan from a private collector.”
For more info, visit the Brooklyn Museum’s website.
Images from top down: KAWS, ALONG THE WAY, 2013, wood, 216 x 176 x 120 in. (548.6 x 447 x 304.8 cm) overall. Brooklyn Museum; gift in honor of Arnold Lehman, TL2015.27a–b. (Photo: Adam Reich, courtesy of Mary Boone Gallery, New York) and KAWS, SHOULD I BE ATTACKING, 2013, acrylic on canvas over panel, 72 x 54 x 1 3/4 in. (182.9 x 137.2 x 4.4 cm). Collection of Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia. (Photo: Farzad Owrang).