Kenny Scharf is an American artist known for his participation in the interdisciplinary art scene of East Village in New York in the 1980s, along with Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring, his own work. Scharf includes painting, sculpture, fashion, video, performance arts and street art. Growing up in Southern California after World War II, Scharf was fascinated by television and the futuristic promise of modern design. His works often include pop culture symbols, such as the Flintstones and Jetsons, or caricatures of middle-class Americans in an apocalyptic sci-fi setting.
|Born||November 23, 1958, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Education||School of Visual Arts, Manhattan, New York City|
|Notable work||Bowery Mural|
Artist who is known for depicting pop culture icons like The Flintstones, or caricatures of middle-class Americans in an apocalyptic settings. He has amassed over 130,000 followers on Instagram.
He received his B.F.A. at the School of Visual Arts in New York, New York in 1980.
He created and wrote the pilot for Adult Swim's The Groovenians.
He was born in Los Angeles, California.
He worked alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat in the East Village of New York in the 1980s.
- The artist is from California
- Artist Los Angeles
Latest information about Kenny Scharf updated on June 16 2021.