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KENNY SCHARF

April 11 – 25 2023

Kenny Scharf was born in 1958 in Los Angeles, California. He received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York, New York.


Scharf's recent and notable exhibitions include "Basquiat x Warhol. Painting Four Hands." at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, France (2023); "Woodz 'N Things" at Totah Gallery in New York, New York (2022); "Bestest Ever" at Honor Fraser Gallery in Los Angeles, California (2022); "Now! Now! Good!" at Gallery Hyundai in Seoul, South Korea (2022)" "Post Graffiti" at Beyond The Streets in Los Angeles, California (2022); "Basquiat Haring Scharf" at Opera Gallery in Hong Kong, China (2022); "Shapeshifters" at Kunstlinie Almere Flevoland in Almere, Netherlands (2022); "Somewhere Downtown: Art in 1980’s New York" at the Center for Contemporary Art in Bejing, China (2022); "Post Graffiti" at Control Gallery in Los Angeles, California (2022); "Earth" at Almine Rech in Shanghai, China (2021); "Moodz" at Jeffrey Deitch in Los Angeles, California (2020); "Super Pop Universe” at the Lotte Museum of Art in Seoul, Korea (2018); “Animal Farm” Curated by Sadie Laska at the Brant Foundation in Greenwich, Connecticut (2017); "Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980’s" at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, New York (2017); "Art In The Streets" at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, California (2011); and "Quest" at the Vincent Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands (2003).


Work by Kenny Scharf is held in numerous public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, New York; The Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach, Florida; the Brant Foundation in Greenwich, Connecticut; The Danheiser Foundation in New York, New York; The Broad Foundation in Los Angeles, California; the Groniger Museum in Groniger, Holland; The Jewish Museum in New York, New York; Museum Ludwig in Cologne, Germany; the Miami Art Museum in Miami, Florida; Museo De Arte Contemporáneo De Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico; Museu De Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, California; the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, California; the New England Center of Contemporary Art in Brooklyn, Connecticut; the Pasadena Museum of Art in Pasadena, California; the Paterson Museum in Paterson, New Jersey; the Patrick Lannan Foundation in Los Angeles, California; the Pearl Arts Foundation in Portland, Oregon; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, California; the Sogetsu Museum in Tokyo, Japan; and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Holland.


Kenny Scharf lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

Kenny Scharf was born in 1958 in Los Angeles, California. He received a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York, New York.


Scharf's recent and notable exhibitions include "Basquiat x Warhol. Painting Four Hands." at Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, France (2023); "Woodz 'N Things" at Totah Gallery in New York, New York (2022); "Bestest Ever" at Honor Fraser Gallery in Los Angeles, California (2022); "Now! Now! Good!" at Gallery Hyundai in Seoul, South Korea (2022)" "Post Graffiti" at Beyond The Streets in Los Angeles, California (2022); "Basquiat Haring Scharf" at Opera Gallery in Hong Kong, China (2022); "Shapeshifters" at Kunstlinie Almere Flevoland in Almere, Netherlands (2022); "Somewhere Downtown: Art in 1980’s New York" at the Center for Contemporary Art in Bejing, China (2022); "Post Graffiti" at Control Gallery in Los Angeles, California (2022); "Earth" at Almine Rech in Shanghai, China (2021); "Moodz" at Jeffrey Deitch in Los Angeles, California (2020); "Super Pop Universe” at the Lotte Museum of Art in Seoul, Korea (2018); “Animal Farm” Curated by Sadie Laska at the Brant Foundation in Greenwich, Connecticut (2017); "Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980’s" at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, New York (2017); "Art In The Streets" at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, California (2011); and "Quest" at the Vincent Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands (2003).


Work by Kenny Scharf is held in numerous public collections, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, New York; The Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach, Florida; the Brant Foundation in Greenwich, Connecticut; The Danheiser Foundation in New York, New York; The Broad Foundation in Los Angeles, California; the Groniger Museum in Groniger, Holland; The Jewish Museum in New York, New York; Museum Ludwig in Cologne, Germany; the Miami Art Museum in Miami, Florida; Museo De Arte Contemporáneo De Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico; Museu De Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, California; the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego, California; the New England Center of Contemporary Art in Brooklyn, Connecticut; the Pasadena Museum of Art in Pasadena, California; the Paterson Museum in Paterson, New Jersey; the Patrick Lannan Foundation in Los Angeles, California; the Pearl Arts Foundation in Portland, Oregon; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco, California; the Sogetsu Museum in Tokyo, Japan; and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, Holland.


Kenny Scharf lives and works in Los Angeles, California.