New York Magazine Taps KAWS for Illustrations on Their New Cover Story “Canceled At 17”

New York Magazine has tapped legendary artist KAWS to do the illustrations for their new cover story “Canceled At 17.” The artwork sees the popular KAWS Companion in a somber state sitting on a skateboard with its head sunken into its hands. As for the story itself written by Elizabeth Weil, she explores what it is like to be “canceled” in high school, where calls for accountability for bad behavior can often spiral into bullying, false accusations, and permanent ostracization. Elizabeth continues writing “students and school administrators alike appear ill-equipped to handle allegations of sexual misconduct, racial disparities among the accused, and the lasting impact of the pandemic’s social isolation.” Read the full story here now.

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