KAWS T-Shirts are Here! Plus a Photo Contest!

Earlier this summer KAWS introduced an enormous sculpture to stand guard in front of The Standard, New York. Check out the super cool video which documents the installation below. Besides taking a photo – see them all in our online gallery of twitpics – there wasn't anything for KAWS lovers to take home … until now. We released a set of white and black KAWS T-shirts to celebrate Companion (Passing Through) - and they're for the coolest kid you know, literally. Available at The Shop at The Standard, New York and online at

That's not all. We're giving away 2 rooms at The Standard, New York to the person who takes the winning photo of the KAWS sculpture. You can submit your entry in two ways:

  1. 1.Tweet your photo at @standardny and use #KAWS

  2. 2.Email your photo to

Make sure to send one photo per tweet or email (of course send as many tweets and emails as you want!) and don't forget a witty caption!

Our friends over at World's Best Ever will vote for the best 3, so you might want to start sucking up to them now. The 3 nominated photos will be placed in a Facebook photo album on The Standard, New York's page. The photo with the most "likes" will win!

We will announce the 3 pics that are nominated by World's Best Ever on September 21st, then you have 2 weeks to "like" your favorite. The winner will be announce October 5th.*

Let the games begin!

Check out the Twitpic entries here and the emailed entries here.

KAWS Companion (Passing Through) from The Standard Hotel on Vimeo.

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