ART & DESIGN

KAWS: An Artist’s Artist


Despite his celebrity following and high prices, artist Brian Donnelly, a.k.a. KAWS, who recently transformed Drake for the new issue of W Art, is surprisingly down to earth. When he’s not promoting his own work, Donnelly champions outsider artists like Peter Saul and Karl Wirsum by flexing his social influence. Here are 5 artists on his radar.

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Karl Wirsum Photo by @kaws.

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Keiichi Tanaami Photo by @kaws.

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Misaki Kawai Photo by @kaws.

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Rosalyn Dexter Photo by @kaws.

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H.C. Westermann Photo by @kaws.