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Kenny Scharf 

Kenny Scharf is an American painter known for his participation in New York City's interdisciplinary East Village art scene during the 1980s, alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring, Scharf's do-it-yourself practice spanned painting, sculpture, fashion, video, performance art, and street art. 

Born: November 23, 1958 (age 62 years), Los Angeles, CA

During this period, Scharf also had important shows at Fun Gallery (1981) and Tony Shafrazi (1983, 1984, 1985), before seeing his work embraced by museums, such as the Whitney, which selected him for the 1985 Whitney Biennial. Art scribe Demetria Daniels writing in Downtown Magazine said about his work that it... "leaves you with hope, joy, play and optimism, and a sense of love...."

Hand Painted Objects of Desire
Orange Object of Desire
Purple Object of Desire
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