KAWS “Down Time” – High Museum Of Art Atlanta: Exhibition Recap

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A major retrospective and a globe-trotting book tour were just some of the endeavors embarked by artist Brian Donnelly, better known as KAWS, over the last year. Hence, the was a certain degree of pertinent when he named his latest solo exhibition “Down Time”. Currently on view at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art, the exhibit is a revisit of ’ most recent career as one of the most celebrated contemporary artists. Both extensive and expansive, “Down Time” features several impressive undertakings, including a 22-foot high mural and a massive triptych measuring at 24-foot long. A series of 27 disc paintings accentuate an entire hall within the museum, along with a collaborative project with famed fashion photographer David Sims. And of course, all visitors are greeted by a familiar figure – the 16-foot Companion, out on the museum’s plaza. ’ “Down Time” exhibition will be on display from now till Sunday, May 20th.


Photography: Daisy Wong

High Museum of Art Atlanta
1280 Peachtree Street, N.E. | Map
Atlanta, GA 30309

Exhibition Date: Now – May 20th, 2012 (Sunday)

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“LIVE FAST DIE FLY” Nick Reed is not the typical New Orleans native. Even with an B.A. in Journalism and Creative Writing from Xavier University, it has been said that he was always different. Through fashion and creative writing Nick has always found a way to express himself. He is the owner of So Authentic promotional group and was a former Editor-in chief of the Xavier Herald. Over the past few years he and partner Yoey Yo have developed My HELL OF A LIFE and GFC clothing brand in hopes to change the world. Their main goal is to just make the world a little more fresh.

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