Untitled, 2011 - Kenny Scharf
About the Work
This vibrant work by artist Kenny Scharf borrows from animation and reflects the artist's childhood fascination with cartoons, such as the Jetsons and the Flintstones. Scharf's application of paint also mimics the shading, reflective surfaces, and texture of ...Read More
This vibrant work by artist Kenny Scharf borrows from animation and reflects the artist's childhood fascination with cartoons, such as the Jetsons and the Flintstones. Scharf's application of paint also mimics the shading, reflective surfaces, and texture of a page from a comic book. Works like these are often characterized as "Pop-surrealism" due to their bright coloration, glossy forms, and disjointed subject matter. Sharf's work is also associated with the Lowbrow art movement of 1970's Los Angeles with its appropriation of popular imagery.Read Less
About the Artist
About Kenny Scharf
"One very important and guiding principle to my work is to reach out beyond the elitist boundaries of fine art and connect to popular culture through my art," says Scharf. "My personal ambition has always been to live the example. I believe the artist has a social responsibility to engage others in a thought process that ultimately brings the creative process into everyday life thereby enhancing the quality of our experience." Since his rise to prominence years ago at the 1985 Whitney Biennal to his recent ambitious street art survey Art In the Streets at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Scharf continues to approach his practice with playfulness and a youthful spirit.Read Less
DescriptionSilkscreen print on Arches 88 Paper with Unique Background.
AuthenticationSigned and numbered by the artist.
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