New Art Exhibition Alert: ”KAWS: FAMILY

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Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of contemporary art as the AGO Toronto proudly presents ”KAWS: FAMILY.“ This extraordinary exhibition, featuring the works of Brooklyn-based artist Brian Donnelly, also known as KAWS, is a must-see for art enthusiasts and culture aficionados alike.


When: September 27, 2023 - March 31, 2024

Where: Gallery 224, Level 2, AGO Toronto


Admission is FREE for AGO Members, AGO Annual Pass Holders, and visitors aged 25 and under. Don‘t miss this incredible opportunity to explore the intersection of art, popular culture, and commerce through the lens of KAWS.


Exhibition Overview

KAWS is renowned for his larger-than-life sculptures, playful paintings, and insightful appropriation of popular culture icons. His work blurs the lines between mass media imagery and traditional art, inviting you to rethink the boundaries between popular and elite art. In this original AGO exhibition, you’ll have the chance to dive into the artist‘s creative process and explore over 75 artworks, including wall murals, sketches, sculptures, and more.

Exhibition Highlights

The centerpiece of this exhibition is a larger-than-life painted bronze sculpture, ”FAMILY“ (2021), featuring four of KAWS’ iconic characters. But that‘s not all; you’ll also encounter wall murals, sketches, paintings, sculptures, and even his creatively altered phone booth advertisements. KAWS‘ work is a journey through the realms of art and design, attracting an international following inside and outside the art world.


Curated by Julian Cox, AGO Deputy Director, and Chief Curator, this exhibit provides a unique glimpse into KAWS’ meticulous methods and creative range.


Whether you‘re an art connoisseur or just someone curious about the creative process, ”KAWS: FAMILY“ promises to be an unforgettable artistic experience. Save the dates and bring your friends and family to explore this captivating exhibition.

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