American, 20th – 21st century, male.
Active in New York City.
Born 23 November 1958, in Los Angeles.
Painter (mixed media), sculptor.
Kenny Scharf studied at the School of Visual Arts, New York, obtaining a BFA in 1980. At college he met artists Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose work in the graffiti art movement influenced Scharf, as seen by the graffitied wall in his painting ...