A giant sculpture by the artist (and infamous former graffiti writer) Kaws of his famous, iconic cartoon character sits, head in hands, crying in the small plaza in front of the Standard Hotel in the Meat Packing District, in downtown New York City.

New York City-based Kaws is an art star of the global street art and graf worlds. His work can be found in massive white-wall gallery exhbitions and on the street, as is the case of this black and green sticker, which looks like Kaws’ take on the Michelin Man character-logo.Continue Reading

The latest issues of the magazines Monocle, the Surfer’s Journal, and — most exciting — Juxtapoz with photo of recent artwork by KAWS. Got the bases covered here: Art, design, and surfing. Only thing missing is a cup of espresso, but we try to avoid coffee before bedtime! Haha! 😉

A few months ago we posted a short video sampling (see below) of the urban scenery in New York City’s Meat Packing District. A lot of people have asked us about the specific locations, street art and landmarks shown in the clip, the first such video in Global Graphica’s “VisualContinue Reading

New York street art: Two monstrous faces by “RB” (?) in SoHo. Together these are like the masks of comedy and tragedy, or the two face of a Janus. At first glance, the works looks like that of Kaws, but on closer look less than defined and without the cleanContinue Reading

New York street art: Two monstrous faces by “RB” (?) in SoHo. Together these are like the masks of comedy and tragedy, or the two face of a Janus. At first glance, the works looks like that of Kaws, but on closer look less than defined and without the cleanContinue Reading