Singer Pharrell Williams (left) and collector Kevin Poon (right) with Brian Donnelly, also known as artist Kaws. Photo: Kevin Poon Singer Pharrell Williams (left) and collector Kevin Poon (right) with Brian Donnelly, also known as artist Kaws. Photo: Kevin Poon
Singer Pharrell Williams (left) and collector Kevin Poon (right) with Brian Donnelly, also known as artist Kaws. Photo: Kevin Poon
Enid Tsui
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The Collector by Enid Tsui

It’s probably not Justin Bieber. So who is the mystery buyer of US$15 million Kaws painting?

The real reason for the rise and rise of former graffiti artist Brian Donnelly are his small group of devoted fans. Rumours that the Canadian pop star had bought the record-breaking artwork, The Kaws Album, may be false

Singer Pharrell Williams (left) and collector Kevin Poon (right) with Brian Donnelly, also known as artist Kaws. Photo: Kevin Poon Singer Pharrell Williams (left) and collector Kevin Poon (right) with Brian Donnelly, also known as artist Kaws. Photo: Kevin Poon
Singer Pharrell Williams (left) and collector Kevin Poon (right) with Brian Donnelly, also known as artist Kaws. Photo: Kevin Poon
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Enid Tsui

Enid Tsui

Enid joined the Post as senior culture writer in 2015 after a long career as a business and politics journalist at the Financial Times, the Nikkei Asian Review, RTHK Radio 3, and the Economist Group in Hong Kong and in London. She returned as the Post's art editor in 2020 after taking a year off to pursue a Master's degree in art history.