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Earlier this month, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) opened a ground-breaking new exhibition with internationally recognized, Brooklyn-based artist KAWS. Best known for his unique takes on pop iconography like The Simpson and Mickey Mouse, KAWS has installed over 60 new works in PAFA's Historic Landmark Building, and one giant 9-foot sculpure entitled Born To Bend over the building's North Broad Street entrance.
Philly 360° caught up with the international art star during the opening of his KAWS @ PAFA exhibit for an exclusive interview. Want to know what inspires KAWS' wildly imaginative artwork? Well, look no further, because we're giving you an inside look at this innovative exhibition. You can check out our exclusive interview with KAWS below.
KAWS @ PAFA
When: Thru January 5, 2014
Where: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (Historic Landmark Building), 118 N. Broad Street
Cost: Included in museum admission
More info: www.pafa.org
Insiders Tip: On November 7, all roads lead to PAFA for a very special, KAWS-inspired edition of PAFA After Dark. Click here for more information.
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