‘companion’ balloon by KAWS for macy’s thanksgiving day parade

 

 

 

new-york-based artist brian donnelly, aka KAWS, brought one of his iconic characters ‘companion’ to a larger than life existence for the macy’s thanksgiving day parade. KAWS has previously worked for disney as a freelance animator, with  ‘companion’ his own creation – a grayscale clown with his face covered by both hands. the character was adapted into an inflated monolith measuring 40 feet for the annual event, looming over thousands of onlookers.

KAWS thanksgiving day companion balloonthe grayscale clown measured 40 feet

KAWS thanksgiving day companion balloona sketch of the concept

 

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