Artist KAWS donates painting worth $250K to benefit art program

KAWS has donated a painting valued at $250,000 to benefit the Free Arts NYC, which provides art programs and mentoring to youths in underserved communities across the city.

The artist — respected by stars like Travis Scott, Kim Kardashian and Drake — shared the news to his Instagram this week with a photo of the painting, writing, “I have donated this painting to support Free Arts NYC…It will be offered to the public via sweepstakes. ���.”

We’re told KAWS had the idea to raffle off the piece, which features his famed “What Party” figure painted with acrylic on canvas.Participants can enter […]

Source: pagesix.com

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