Everyone Loves Kenny Scharf

Kenny Scharf painting in 1982

Kenny Scharf’s unmistakable technicolor and moody street and cartoon surrealism were integral in the revolution in American Pop art circa 1980. On New York’s Lower East Side, along with Basquiat, Haring, and Warhol, Scharf was a star player at the exuberant avant-garde apocalypse party. Today, he’s a beloved figure in his hometown of Los Angeles where he never stops working, increasingly sees a rebound of international attention, and still paints friends’ and strangers’ cars for free outside crowded art galleries.

Min Sanchez, Kenny Scharf and Oliver Sanchez in 1985,

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