How KAWS Became the Face Of Contemporary Art | Blueprint S1 E18

How KAWS Became the Face Of Contemporary Art | Blueprint S1 E18

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KAWS went from a skater kid doing graffiti around New York City to illustrating the beloved animated series Doug to creating instantly recognizable pop art that gained visibility the world over. The artist, painter, designer and toymaker details how he linked with Nigo and Pharrell in Japan, collaborated with Jordan and Uniqlo for sold-out capsules, and created motifs that elevated fine art into the cultural zeitgeist.
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