After KAWS announced that a massive 36-meter-long COMPANION piece would be making its debut in Taipei, the collaborative project with creative studio AllRightsReserved has finally been revealed to the public.
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The largest sculptural work by the artist to date, KAWS:HOLIDAY depicts the recognizable COMPANION character in a seated position, overlooking Liberty Square in front of the famed Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.
Teaming up with Singaporean singer JJ Lin’s JFJ Productions, the exhibition kicked off with a grand opening event Friday evening, coupled with an exclusive merch release.
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The items include a range of vinyl figurines, ceramic plates, tees and tote bags that are available online and offline at the exhibition’s pop up shop.