KAWS

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racism

The US has a big racism problem and the art world is not helping

A looted Kaws sculpture and museums' silence reveal a predatory not progressive industry as protests flare following the killing of George Floyd

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Diary

Colour in quarantine with artists like Daniel Heidkamp, KAWS and Rashid Johnson

Artists are logging on to RxArt's Instagram to sketch and colour some of their favourite works while viewers can draw along at home

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Augmented reality

KAWS develops augmented reality project that offers a different model for the future of showing and selling art

As coronavirus forces people into lockdown, art lovers are turning to social media to share their experiences

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Law

Mary Boone sued by former director for withholding wages and ‘misappropriating’ more than $10m

The incarcerated dealer allegedly had Gagosian gallery wire millions into her personal account for the sale of a Brice Marden painting to pay off tax penalties before she went to jail

Analysis
The Year in Review 2019

King Tut’s golden year, Koons’s worst: the highs and lows of the art world in 2019

As Notre Dame burned, protestors called the shots and a gold toilet vanished, it was certainly a year to remember

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Museums & Heritage

KAWS joins board of American Folk Art Museum

The contemporary artist is among four new trustees elected

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Art market

'The nothings that threaten everything': how Banksy, Kaws and other street artists are shaking up the art world

Instagram power and the rise of the consumer collector are turning the art world upside down

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Frieze London 2019

Frieze London diary: Song Dong's edible art and Oskar Schlemmer's Bauhaus ballet gets a reboot

Plus, Harper Beckham meets Kaws

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Commercial galleries

Perrotin picks up four new artists post-KAWS

Emily Mae Smith, Genesis Belanger, Claire Tabouret and Gabriel de la Mora join the Paris dealer's growing gallery network

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Banksy

Port Talbot Banksy piece moves from garage site to town centre

Proposed urban art museum in South Wales will also include works by Kaws and Blek le Rat

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Art market

San Francisco museum's Rothko sells for $50m as Sotheby’s closes bumper week of New York auctions

Dana Schutz’s record broken twice in one night at Phillips then Sotheby's, while the bidder behind the $91m Koons Rabbit buys Lee Krasner painting for $10m

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The Gossip Girls

New York diary: Brooke Shields and KAWS, elves at the Morgan, plus more art world gossip

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Art market

Why KAWS is not a great artist

Brian Donnelly's painting sold for a record $14.8m at Sotheby's—but there is little value in his art

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In the frame

Belieber in the KAWS: did Justin Bieber buy record painting?

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Art Basel in Miami Beach 2018

Kids, Kabinett and going crazy for KAWS: talking points at Art Basel in Miami Beach

From VIPs storming Pace Prints to a tribute to the late dealer Richard Gray