While we were watching Miley Cyrus wag her tongue and twerk onstage at this year's MTV VMAs, we were simultaneously viewing the latest work from legendary New York artist Todd James, also known as REAS. James' posse of dancing, sneaker-clad teddy bears rocked the stage at the awards show. His latest creations stay true to his iconic cartoon style, resembling much of his earlier work, which includes designs for Nike, graphics for Iggy Pop's album cover, and animation for Cartoon Network. Get to know REAS' work before his teddy bears with The Art Evolution of Todd James

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