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Video: Philly 360° Exclusive With KAWS

  • Posted By: James Claiborne
  • October 22, 2013
    • KAWS @ PAFA
      • KAWS @ PAFA
      • Photo Credit: GPTMC
    • KAWS @ PAFA
      • KAWS @ PAFA
      • Photo Credit: GPTMC
    • KAWS @ PAFA
      • KAWS @ PAFA
      • Photo Credit: GPTMC
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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.  

Exhibition Details


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:

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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