Kenny Scharf (born in Los Angeles, 1958) attended Manhattan’s School of Visual Arts and came of age in the 1980s New York downtown art scene alongside his contemporaries Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. A painter and performer inhabiting the visual worlds of both street art and popular culture, Scharf’s graffiti paintings gained him notoriety and established a vernacular language all his own. Often working with improvisation, he creates playful, gestural pieces that blend stylized motifs with references to the surreal, science fiction, and icons of popular culture. Many of his larger works still adorn New York streets to this day. Scharf was included in the 1985 Whitney Biennial and again in their show “Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s” in 2017. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, the Miami Center for the Fine Arts, Florida, and the Queens Museum of Art, New York, among others. Work by Scharf is held in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Broad Foundation, Los Angeles, and The Jewish Museum, New York, in addition to others worldwide. He currently lives and works in Los Angeles.

EDUCATION

1980 BFA, School of the Visual Arts, New York, NY

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA, Optimistically Melting!
La Nave Salinas, Ibiza, Spain, universalis
TOTAH, New York, NY, blue blood

2018
Lotte Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea, Super Pop Universe
David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI, Kenny Scharf
Opera Gallery, London, UK, Blobz
Leila Heller Gallery, Dubai, UAE, Kenny Scharf: Inner and Outer Space
Hillstrom Museum of Art, St. Peter, MN, Scharftopia: The Far-Out World of Kenny Scharf

2017
Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA, BLOX and BAX

2016
Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY, Kenny Scharf

2015
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, Hammer Projects: Kenny Scharf
Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL, SCHOW
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, Kenny Scharf: Cosmic Cavern
Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland, Cosmic donut occurrences
Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA, Born Again

2014
Kenny Scharf: Pace Face, Pace Prints, New York, NY
Kenny Scharf, Colette, Paris, France

2013
Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA, Pop Renaissance
Paul Kasmin, New York, NY, Kolors

2012
Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA, Hodgepodge

2011
Paul Kasmin, New York, NY, NATURAFUTURA and THREE DOZEN!

2009
Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA, Barberadise
Paul Kasmin, New York, NY, Kenny Scharf: Armory Show

2008
Waddington Galleries, London, UK, Kenny Scharf – Superdeluxa
Seomi & Tuus, Seoul, Korea, Kenny Scharf: 80’s Back

2007
Paul Kasmin, New York, NY, Kenny Scharf: NEW!

2006
Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL, Kenny Scharf
Raleigh Hotel, Art Basel Miami Beach, FL, Astor Cumulo Nibus Uber Express

2005
Paul Kasmin, New York, NY, Kenny Scharf: Superpop
Paul Kasmin, New York, NY, NYC Closet # 24
Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA, Kenny Scharf: Outer Limits

2004
Pasadena Museum of Contemporary Art, Pasadena, CA, California Grown
Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Groovenian Drawings
Kenny Schachter Contemporary, New York, NY, SchaBlobz
Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami Beach, FL, Face Value

2003
Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA, Kenny Scharf: Night Light
Cotthem Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, Paintings 1990-1997

2002
Chac Mool Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Muted

2001
UC Fullerton at Grand Central, Santa Ana, CA, Car Nation
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood Stars
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY, Portraits

2000
Pucci International Ltd., New York, NY, Universal Offspring
Young At Art Children’s Museum, Davie, Florida, Closet #18
Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA, Kenny Scharf
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY, Small Paintings & Bronzes

1999
Galerie Hans Mayer, Berlin, Germany, Heads, Small Paintings and Closet #16
PICA – Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon, New Sculpture
Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany, Heads & Small Paintings

1998
Galeria Ramis Baraque, Monterrey, Mexico, Kenny Scharf
Mcintosh Gallery, Atlanta, GA, Kenny Scharf
Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Kenny Scharf
Cotthem Gallery, Barcelona, Spain, Kenny Scharf (new paintings)
Gallery Cotthem, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium, Kenny Scharf (new paintings)
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY, Vivid Vision

1997
Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, FL, Kenny Scharf; Pop – Surrealist
University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal, IL, When Worlds Collide
Sony Building, New York, NY, Ultralectric, Sony Style

1996
Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY, New Sculpture
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY, Kenny Scharf: New Work
Fox & Howell Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Home
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico, Kenny Scharf: El Mundo de Kenny Scharf
GALERIA 56, Budapest, Hungary, Kenny Scharf
Dorothy Blau Gallery, Bay Harbor Island, FL, The World of Kenny Scharf
Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, FL, Heads

1995
Yoshii Gallery, New York, NY, Early Paintings: 1975-78
Gallery Cotthem, Hedwig Van Impe, Knokke, Belgium, Kenny Scharf
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY, Full Circle, New Paintings
Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Scharf-O-Rama Vision: 1978-1995

1994
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY, Wildlife

1993
Café Click, Dusseldorf, Germany, Closet #11
World Gallery, Miami Beach, FL, Closet #10
Galerie Burkhard R Eikelmann, Düsseldorf, Germany, Works on Paper
Jaffe Baker Blau Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

1992
Edward Totah Gallery, London, UK
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY
Hokin Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL
Galleria Rocca 6, Torino, Italy
Galleria Seno, Milan, Italy

1991
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY
Sudio Trisorio, Naples, Italy
AC & T Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie Hans Mayer, Duisseldorf, Germany
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1990
Galerie Beaubourg, Paris, France

1989
Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1988
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1987
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY, Sculptures and Paintings

1986
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1985
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY, Kenny Scharf
Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich, Switzerland

1984
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY, Kenny Scharf
Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1983
Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY, Kenny Scharf
American Graffiti Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1982
Fun Gallery, New York, NY

1981
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, National Studio Artists
Club 57, New York, NY, Customized Appliances
FUN Gallery, New York, NY, The Jetsons

1979
Club 57, New York, NY, Celebration of the Space Age
Fiorucci, New York, NY, Celebration of the Space Age

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Twenty Five Kent, Brooklyn, NY, Beyond the Streets

2018
60 10thAvenue Pop Up, New York, NY, Mickey: The True Original Exhibition
Palazzo Albergati, Bologna, Italy, Warhol & Friends
Dio Horia Gallery, Mykonos, Greece, Dancing Godesses
Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany, Under One Roof
Alloche Benais, Athens, Greece, Donald Baechler, Ross Bleckner, Enoc Perez & Kenny Scharf Inaugural Show
Leila Heller Gallery, New York, NY, Summer Group Show
Werkartz, Los Angeles, CA, BEYOND THE STREETS

2017
Neumann Wolfson Art, New York, NY, Inaugural Group Show
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, Club 57: Film, Performance, and Art in the East Village, 1978–1983
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s
The Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, CT, Animal Farm

2016
Moore Building, Miami, FL, Desire (curator Diana Widmaier-Picasso)
Ludwig Forum Aachen, Aachen, Germany, Around the World in 86 Days: The Forum for different worlds – 25 years Ludwig Forum Aachen
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA, Holdings: Selections from MCASD’s Collection
Vito Schnabel Gallery, St. Moritz, Switzerland, A Selection of Work of the 80’s
David Totah Gallery, New York, NY, Cosmic Connections
Venus Over Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, Piston Head II: Artist Engage the Automobile
Galerie Laurent Ripka, Paris, France, Masters: Urban & Street Art
Galerie Hideout, Paris, France, Muse
Nicole Ripka Gallery, Watermill, NY, AftermodernisM in the Hamptons
The Conversation, Berlin, Germany, The Neon Wilderness: Voices from Los Angeles

2015
ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA, OUTSIDEIN: The Ascendance of Street Art in Visual Culture
Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY, She Sells Seashells By The Seashore

2014
Jacob Lewis Gallery, New York, NY, Appropriate Disruption
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX, Urban Theater: New York in the 1980’s
Matarazzo Hospital, São Paulo, Brazil, Made By Brazilians
Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA, Fun and Games
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA, Loisaida: New York’s Lower East Side in the ’80s

2013
Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY, Amerikulture
The Hole, New York, NY, AREA: THE EXHIBITION (curators Jeffrey Deitch, Serge Becker, Eric Goode, Jennifer Goode & Glenn O’Brien)
Art Basel Miami Beach, FL, Piston Head: Artist Engage The Automobile
Leila Heller Gallery, New York, NY, Calligraffiti
Centre for the Living Arts, Mobile, AL, Futures Project
The Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, FL; Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA, Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project

2012
V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark, Tonight We Won’t Be Bored: 10 Years of V1 Gallery
Benrimon Contemporary, New York, NY, Thank You Andy Warhol
Leubsdorf Gallery Hunter College, New York, NY, Times Square Show Revisited
The Hole, New York, NY, Portrait of a Generation
V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark, 10 Years of V1 Gallery, Tonight We Won’t Be Bored
Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY, ALL FOR YOU
Royal/T, Los Angeles, CA, The Art of Cooking (curator Hanne Mugaas)

2011
Royal/T, Los Angeles, CA, FACEMAKER (curator Kathy Grayson)
West of Rome Public Art, Los Angeles, CA, Trespass
Dorian Grey Gallery, New York, NY, Club57 & Friends
I – 20 Gallery, New York, NY, MAKE SKATEBOARDS
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA, Unfinished Paintings (curators Kristin Calabrese and Joshua Aster)
Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY, Nose Job
The Garage Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, New York Minute Moscow (curator Kathy Grayson)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, Art in the Streets
Royal/T, Los Angeles, CA, East Village West
Scion Installation Space, Culver City, CA, From Here to Eternity (curator Kenton Parker)

2010
Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles CA, 25th Anniversary Show
Dorian Grey Gallery, New York, NY, Sounds in the Distance
Loyal Gallery, Malmö, Sweden, Mutant Pop (curators Joe Grillo, Laura Grant, and Brandon Joyce)
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, The Artist’s Museum
The Hole, New York, NY, Hot Glue Hullabaloo

2009
Sponsored by La Montagne Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Too Big to Fail: Big Paintings
Galerie Emannuel Perrotin, Paris, France, Stages (organized by Lance Armstrong and Nike)
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, Naked!
Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, WI, Loveable Like Orphan Kitties and Bastard Children (curators Kristin Calabrese and Joshua Aster)

2008
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY, Four Friends
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, Totally Rad
Design District, Miami Beach, FL, American Standard
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA, Juxtapose School

2007
King of Parade, Deitch Gallery, New York, NY, Deitch Art Parade
Angstrom Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Big Secret Cache

2006
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, Surrealism Then and Now
Copro Nason, Culver City, CA, Juxtapose Anniversary

2005
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, Cross Section

2004
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, East Village USA
Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY, Beginning Here: 101 Ways
Grand Central Arts Center, Santa Ana, CA, 100 Artists See Satan

2003
Vincent Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Quest
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, Splat, Boom, Pow
Heidi Lee Fine Art, New York, NY, Portraits
Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL, Faces and Figures
BGH Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Beauty Stripped Bare/LA Black & White

2002
Ludwig Galerie, Oberhausen, Germany, Made in the USA 1970-2000
Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, Juxtapose Anniversary Show

2001
Los Angeles County Museum of Art LAB, Los Angeles, CA, Seeing
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, Animations
Ludwig Galerie, Oberhausen, Germany, Made in the USA 1970-2001
Pulcherrimae Strade Installation, Pordenone, Italy

2000
The Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL, Lowbrow Art: Up From The Underground
University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal, IL, UFO Show
Arts and Science Center for S.E., Arkansas, AK
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO

1999
Pucci International, New York, NY, Mannequins & Rugs
Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris, France, Portrait Collection of Mr. Chow
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL, Acquisitions
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, The American Century: Art & Culture, 1950-2000
DFN Gallery, New York City, NY, The Road Show
Sixth @ Prince Fine Art, New York, NY, A Room with a View
San Francisco International Airport North Terminal Gallery, San Francisco, CA, On the Air

1998
Installation at Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA, Closet #16
Lithographs from the Hamilton Press, University of Oklahoma, Collaboration Transformation
Bass Museum, Miami, FL, Fashion at the Beach
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, Pop Surrealism
Galerie Enrico Navarra, Paris, France, 80 Artistes Autoui-du Mondial
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL, Closet #16
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL, New Acquisitions: Dream Collection… part three
Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL, Normal Editions Workshop-A Print Retrospective

1997
Lithographs from the Hamilton Press, Montgomery Gallery of Pomona College, Claremont, CA, Collaboration Transformation
Millard Sheets Gallery, Pomona, CA, Grins: Humor and Whimsy in Contemporary Art
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO, Art and Provocation, Images from Rebels
Leo Malca Fine Art, New York, NY, In Your Face: Haring, Basquiat, Scharf

1996
The Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, TX, New Figuratio
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY, Summer Exhibition
Pace Prints, New York, NY, Hot off the Press – New Editions
Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY, Baseball Show
Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY, Drawings: Spring, 1996

1995
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, Altered and Irrational: Selections from the Permanent Collection
Liberty Street Gallery the World Financial Center, New York, NY, Art, Design and Barbie: The Evolution of a Cultural Icon
Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL, Recent Acquisitions
COCA/Center for Contemporary Art, Miami, FL, Art & Architecture, Miami
Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT, A New York Time: Selected Drawings of the Eighties

1994
Gallery Cotthem-Hedgwig Van Impe, Knokke, Belgium, New York Unplugged

1993
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH, About Nature
The National Arts Club, New York, NY, Art and Environment (curators Toru Mano & Paul Perkins, Images, in collaboration with Earth Day NY)
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY, Extravagant: The Economy of Elegance
Russisches Kulturzentrum, Berlin, Germany, Extravagant: The Economy of Elegance
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY, 1982-83: Ten Years After
Penine Hart Gallery, New York, NY, Mating Instinct
V & RN, Miami, FL, Reanimator

1992
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico, 1492
A La Grande -Vilette, Paris, France, Variations Gitanes
Galerie du Jour, Agnes B., Paris, France, Objets Trouves
Halle de l’Union des Arts Decoratifs, Palais du Louvre, Paris, France, Balade de l’Amour

1991
Palazzo delle Albere, Trento, Italy, American Art of the 80’s (curators Gabriella Belli and Jerry Saltz)
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY, A Passion for Art: Watercolours and Works on Paper
Queens Museum of Art, Flushing, NY, Closet No. 9
The Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, NY, Just What Is It That Makes Today’s Home So Different, So Appealing
Whitney Museum of Fine Art, New York, NY, The 1980’s; A Selected View From the Permanent Collection
Metropolitan Home Showhouse 2, New York, NY
Brooke Museum of Art, New York, NY, To Benefit Fashion Moda
Lorence Monk Gallery, New York, NY, Children in Crisis, A Benefit Exhibition

1990
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY, The Last Decade: American Artists of the 80’s

1989
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY, Don’t Bungle the Jungle
Witkacy Theatre, Zakopane, Poland and BWA Art Exhibition Bureau, Suwalki, Poland, The Studio American Collection

1988
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, Figure a Subject: Revival of Figuration Since 1975
California State University at Fullerton, Fullerton, CA, The Weisman Collection

1987
Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK, Comic Iconoclasm

1986
Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL, An American Renaissance: Painting and Sculpture from 1940 to the Present Exhibition
Gabrielle Bryers Gallery, New York, NY, Homage to Nicolas A. Moufarrage
The Palladium, New York, NY, Picture from the Inner Mind
Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Thomas Cohn Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1985
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, Biennial 1984
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY, Drawings
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, Eight Artists/Eight Years/SVA
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY, East Village Artists
University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art of Philadelphia, PA, Investigations
Hecksher Museum, Long Island, NY, Sights for Small Eyes
Patrick Fox Gallery, New York, NY, Photography and Sculpture
Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Wacoal Arts Center, Tokyo, Japan, Vernacular Abstraction
Sogetsu Museum, Tokyo, Japan, Art in Action
Edith C. Blum Art Institute, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY, Out of the Ooo Cloud
Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Works on Paper

1984
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY
Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada, Via New York
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY, The Innovative Landscape
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, New Hand Painted Dreams: Contemporary Surrealism
Galeria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy, Arte di Frontiera
Venice Bienalle, Venice, Italy, Aparto 84
Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, The Human Condition
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, Contemporary Perspectives 1984
Robert Fraser Gallery, London, England, New Idioms
Pittsburg Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, New Attitudes: Paris/New York

1983
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY, Champions
Fay Gould Gallery, Atlanta, GA, Champions
Robert Miller Gallery, New York, NY, Surrealist Show
Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI, Morton G. Neuman Family Collection
Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York, NY, Intoxication
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY, Paintings, Sculptures, Totem and 3D
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, The Comic Art Show
Kunst Museum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland, Back to the U.S.A.
Palacio de Cristal, Madrid, Spain, Tendencias en Nueva York
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, Clocktower Open Studio Show
Bonlow Gallery, New York, NY, Paintings into Sculpture
São Paolo, Brazil, Bienalle de São Paulo
Salvatore Als Gallery, Milan, Italy
Palais des Beaux-Aits-Charleroi, Charleroi, Belgium, References

1982
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, Installation Project Room
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY

1981
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, Open Studio Show
Times Square, New York, NY, The Times Square Show
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, New York, New Wave
Mudd Club, New York, NY, Drawing Show
Mudd Club, New York, NY, Beyond Words

1979
Club 57, New York, NY

SPECIAL PROJECTS

2019
Installation, Space Station Houston, TX

2018
Installation, La Villa UGC, Cannes, French Riviera
Mural, Peanuts Global Artist Collective, Hudson Square, New York, NY

2017
Mural, The Manes Center, New York City, NY
Mural, International Church of Cannabis, Denver, CO
Mural, Hiromi Paper Inc., Culver City CA

2016
Mural, Friends of the East River, FDR Drive and 116th Street, New York, NY
Mural, Safeway SandBlaster, Culver City, CA
Mural, Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools, Los Angeles, CA
Mural, Cross Bronx Expressway on Third Avenue, Bronx, NY

2015
Monstropolis, mural, ArtCenter College of Art and Design, Pasadena, CA
Mural, Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, Hollywood, FL
Mural, MAUS-Málaga Arte Urbano Soho, Málaga, Spain
Coney Island Chunk Pack, mural, Coney Art Walls, Brooklyn, NY

2014
Mural, Wynwood Walls, Miami, FL
HAPPYMADNOSELOCK, mural, 214 Lafayette Street, New York, NY
COSMIGOGO, Scarf design for Louis Vuitton

2013
Tonywood, The Wynwood Walls Memorial Garden, Miami, FL
Back to Supersonica, Spray Painted 1960s Lockeed Jetstar, Pima Air Museum, AZ
MOBLOBZ mural, Centre for the Living Arts, Mobile, AL

2012
Jello Bacchanalia, Art Rio, Rio De Janeiro Brazil
Cedars Sinai Chunk Pack, Cedars Sinai Childrens Wing, Los Angeles, CA
Kiehl’s Since 1851, Limited Edition Crème de Corps
Mural, Salem, MA
Mural Careyes Mexico
Around the Clock: 24 Hour Donut City, Donut truck appearance and pins given away in conjunction with the opening of ForYourArt’s space, Los Angeles, CA

2011
Mediacy Group’s Gatescapes Program, New York, NY
East Village West, curated with Ann Magnuson, Royal/T, Los Angeles, CA
Miami Marlins Arena Mural
WeHo Walls : MOCA Public Library Mural, West Hollywood, CA
Mural Arts Big Picture Project, Philadelphia, PA
Brooklyn Children’s Hospital Mural, Brooklyn, NY

2010
Bowery Mural Wall, in collaboration with Tony Goldman and The Hole NYC, New York, NY

2009
Custom bike designed for Lance Armstrong, Tour de France

2007
Basil Wolverton, curated by Kenny Scharf, PAC, Portland, OR

2004
Americans for the Arts Awards Installation, Cipriani’s, New York, NY

2002
The Groovenians, animated film, Cartoon Network

2000
Closet #18, Permanent Installation at the Young at Art Children’s Museum, Davie, FL
Haiku Gesundheit, Illustrations for book of poems by Ross Venokur, Simon & Shuster
Portland River District Project, Permanent Installation of five Totem sculptures in public spaces, Portland, OR

1999
Multimundo 2000: Fusion of Art & Fashion, window display for Nordstrom, Portland, OR
Multimundo 2000: Fusion of Art & Fashion, window display for Nordstrom, Seattle, WA
Friuli Venezia Giula wine label, Italy
Absolut Scharf, Au Kurant Billboard for TBWA Chiat/Day Advertising: CA, FL, MI, TX

1998
The Universals mannequin series, Pucci, New York, NY
Absolut Scharf, Au Kurant Billboard for TBWA Chiat/Day Advertising: CA, FL, TX
The Universals Window Display Project for Saks Fifth Avenue, NY, NY
The Universals Window Display Project for Saks Fifth Avenue, GA
The Universals Holiday Window Display Project for Saks Fifth Avenue, Beverly Hills, CA
The Universals Window Display Project for Burdines Dept. Store, Miami Beach, FL
Ultrazoomazipamapopdeluxa (Mura), Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

1997
Ultralectric, Customized electronics show for SONY, SONY Building, New York, NY
MURAL for 10th Annual Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards Installation 130′ x 58′ Mural, Los Angeles, CA
Limited Edition Lithograph, 39th Annual Grammy Awards to benefit N.A.R.A.S. Foundation, NYC

1996
Lifesavers, AIDS memorial installation for DIFFA, Pines Beach, Fire Island, New York, NY
Total Cosmic Caver, Designed Interactive Web environment for Total, NY (Internet magazine @ totainy.com), New York, NY
Absolut Kelly Project, Premier artist: A web based interactive art experiment, Santa Monica, CA
Co-chaired fund-raiser, Inter-Cambios Culturales of El Salvador (with Christy Turlington), New York, NY
Promotional Poster for Humane Society of Broward County

1995
Cosmic Cavern, V.I.P. Room for The Tunnel Nightclub, New York, NY
Porcelain design for Rosenthal China, Selb, Germany
Absolute Scharf, San Francisco billboard project for Absolut Vodka, San Francisco, CA
Signature watch for artist’s series, Swatch, New York/Switzerland
Promotional Poster for Miami Book Fair International

1994
Limited Edition Tapestry collection for Kroner Teppiche, Munich, Germany
Signature watch for artist’s series, Swatch, New York/Switzerland
Textile design for Todd Oldham, New York, NY

1993
Lifeguard Station Design for City of Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL
Kids Kloset, Dade County Department of Education, collaboration with elementary and high school students, Artworks Gallery, Omni International Mall, Miami, FL
Day Without Art, Ringling Museum, Sarasota, FL In collaboration with Sarasota school children for AIDS awareness
te Neues Publications (various projects), New York, NY

1992
Don’t Bungle the Jungle II, fundraiser for the Tropical Rain forest Amazon Club, New York, NY (T-shirts design for Emporio Armani)

1991
City Kids Speak on Growth, Union Square Park, New York, NY, Outdoor mural in collaboration with the City Kids Foundation

1988
Don’t Bungle the Jungle, Benefit Concert and exhibition fundraiser for the Tropical Rain forest, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, and Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, NY
Limited Edition watch design, Lito Watches, Paris, France

1987
Luna Luna, Carousel design for traveling art amusement park, Hamburg, Germany

1986
Absolut Scharf, advertisement commission for Absolut Vodka, Stockholm, Sweden
Tapestry design for Elysee Editions, Paris, France

1985
Installation at The Palladium, New York, NY

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2018
Schneider, Tim. “A Miami Beach Conference United Art and Tech A-Listers to Make the Case for Blockchain-And Ended as an Allegory of Market Mayhem.” Artnet News, 5 December 2018.
“Fans from around the World Celebrate the Opening of “Mickey: The True Original Exhibition” in New York City.” Fox 5, 8 November 2018.
Friedman, Jake. “NYC Exhibition Celebrates the Legacy of Mickey Mouse.” Animation Magazine, 31 October 2018.
Kim, Min. “Pop artist Kenny Scharf’s exhibition opens in Seoul.” The Dong-A Ilbo, 26 October 2018.
Woo-hyum, Shim. “Pop artist Kenny Scharf brings visual chaos to Seoul.” The Korea Herald, 4 October 2018.
Sharp, Sarah Rose. “Kenny Scharf Switches Between Styles, Like Changing the Channel on a TV.” Hyperallergic, 30 September 2018.
“Artist Kenny Scharf Teams Up with Daughter to Create Art-y Wearables.” ARTFIX daily, 20 September 2018.
Slenske, Michael. “We Visit Kenny Scharf’s Awe-Inspiring New Studio as He Readies for the Spotlight.” Galerie Magazine, 23 August 2018.
“Phoenix Art Museum unveils virtual-reality Bowie, Warhol, Scharf exhibit.” KTAR News, 11 August 2018.
Wadia, Helena. “Kenny Scharf brings Blobz to Mayfair.” London Live, 25 June 2018.
Westall, Mark. “Exhibition of new work Blobz from cult American artist, Kenny Scharf opens in London.” Fad Magazine, 24 June 2018.
Del Barco, Mandalit. “‘Beyond The Streets,’ And Far From Vandalism: Street Art Gets A Massive Show.” GPB News, 12 June 2018.
Raymond Fitzpatrick, Kyle. Go “Beyond The Streets” In Los Angeles.” Cool Hunting, 11 May 2018.
Halle, Howard. “Check out these Peanuts-inspired art murals on view on Lower Manhattan.” Time Out, 17 April 2018.
Dziemianowicz, Joe. “Peanuts’ murals pop up around NYC’s Hudson Square.” New York Daily News, 14 April 2018.
McCarthy, Ciara. “‘Peanuts’ Murals On Display In The West Village.” West Village Patch, 24 April 2018.
Miller, M.H. “The Artists Who Defined the East Village’s Avant-Garde Scene.” The New York Times, 17 April 2018.
Anspon, Catherine. “1980s Art Legend ‘Car Bombs’ Dallas in Advance of a Major MTV Moment.” Paper City Magazine, 13 April 2018.
Vankin, Deborah. “‘My Kid Could Do That’: See the childhood art of Ruscha, Opie, Aitken and others on view in L.A.” The Los Angeles Times, 6 April 2018.
“Artists put personal stamp on Peanuts characters for art project involving seven cities.” The Malay Mail, 5 April 2018.
“You bring on the art, Charlie Brown: Muralists put personal stamp on Peanuts characters for 7-city project.” Inquirer, 5 April 2018.
“Good grief, Charlie Brown is graffiti.” Straits Times, 4 April 2018.
Riefe, Jordan. “My Kid Could Do That: Famous Artists Put Their Childhood Drawings on View in LA.” Observer, 2 April 2018.
Chow, Andrew R. “Good Grief, Charlie Brown! You’re Graffiti.” The New York Times, 2 April 2018.
Arn, Jackson. “Against Everything: Club 57 at MoMA.” The Quietus, 29 March 2018.
“‘Beyond the Streets’ Street art and More in Los Angeles.” Blouin Artinfo, 20 March 2018.
Martin, Brittany. “This Groundbreaking Exhibit Might Be the Coolest Street Art Show Ever.” Los Angeles Magazine, 19 March 2018.
Eler, Alicia. “Wildly imaginative work of artist rooted in L.A. & N.Y. comes to roost in St. Peter, Minn.” Star Tribune, 29 March 2018.
Mowder, Meredith. “Club 57.” The Brooklyn Rail, 5 March 2018.
“ALAC: Portrait of a Sunny City.” Elephant, 26 January 2018.

2017
Miller, Nicole. “Club 57: Film, Performance, and Art in the East Village, 1978-1983.” The Brooklyn Rail, 13 December 2017.
Carrier, David. “Dispelled Illusions: Kenny Scharf takes on Color Field.” artcritical, 23 November 2017.
Bryan, Susannah. “Watch out, Wynwood: Hollywood’s murals are turning heads.” Sun Sentinel, 21 November 2017.
“Club 57 Spirit Beats on at MoMA Exhibit.” The Villager, 16 November 2017.
Haden-Guest, Anthony. “At MoMA, New York’s Downtown ’70s Art Scene Just Came Back to Life.” The Daily Beast, 12 November 2017.
Krasinski, Jennifer. “Freaks and Geeks: Revisiting the Legendary Club 57 at MoMA.” Village Voice, 9 November 2017.
D’Arcy, David. “MoMA Exhibition ‘Club 57’ Salutes the Art of the East Village.” Observer, 8 November 2017.
Yaeger, Lynn. “Pointy-Toed Hipsters and Rockabilly Girls: Lynn Yaeger Celebrates the Unrepentant Style Rebels From Club 57.” Vogue, 2 November 2017.
Maurer, Daniel. “MoMA Takes a Hit of ’80s East Village as Club 57 Exhibit Opens.” Bedford + Bowery, 2 November 2017.
McGrath, Katherine. “MoMA Celebrates Club 57, the East Village Hotspot That Launched Keith Haring and Jean Michel-Basquiat.” Architectural Digest, 1 November 2017.
Silva, Horacio. “Forget Studio 54 and Mudd: Club 57 Was Where Things Really Went Down In Underground New York.” W Magazine, 31 October 2017.
Maurer, Daniel. “First Look: Kenny Scharf Brings a Psychedelic ‘Cosmic Cavern’ to MoMA for the Club 57 Show.” Bedford and Bowery, 18 October 2017.
“New York City’s Club 57 Will Have Its Moment in the Spotlight.” Interview Magazine, 13 October 2017.
Jardine, Josh. “Cannabis Communion, A Church in Denver Offers Fellowship Through Weed.” The Portland Mercury, 21 August 2017.
Jardine, Josh. “Christ on a Cannabis Crutch.” Source Weekly, 23 August 2017.
Kinney, Kathleen. “The colorful reinvention of a 100-year-old US church.” Stuff, 10 July 2017.
Schulman, Sandra. “Kenny Scharf Mural and Garden at Wynwood Walls: Cartoon Cosmos Deluxe.” Florida Daily Post, 9 July 2017.
Frankel, David. “Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s.” Artforum, June.
Wetzler, Rachel. “Frieze New York.” Art Agenda, 5 May 2017.
“The Very Best of Frieze New York.” Artsy, 5 May 2017.
Noreika, Modestas. “Kenny Scharf’s latest mural at Hiromi Paper in Culver City, CA.” StreetArtNews, 24 April 2017.
Feitelberg, Rosemary. “The Bombay Beach Biennale Gets Rolling This Weekend with Help From Gary Oldman, James Ostrer, Kenny Scharf.” WWD, 12 April 2017.
Wagley, Catherine. “5 Art Shows to See in L.A. This Week.” LA Weekly, 29 March 2017.
Pagel, David. “It’s the Kenny Scharf Show: Junked TVs as a Painter’s Canvas.” The Los Angeles Times, 22 March 2017.
“‘Blox and Bax’ by Kenny Scharf at Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles.” Blouin Art Info, 20 March 2017.
Dastin, Lizy. “When Fantasy Collides with American Culture: Kenny Scharf, BLOX ad BAX.” Art and Cake, 17 March 2017.
Smith, Roberta. “Painting From the 1980s, When Brash Met Flash.” The New York Times, 9 February 2017.
Schjeldahl, Peter. “The Joy of Eighties Art.” The New Yorker, 6 February 2017.
Smith, Roberta. “The Whitney Revisits the ’80s, a Decade of Macho and Money.” The New York Times, 18 January 2017.
Daichendt, Jim. “How Kenny Scharf Became a SoCal Street Art Icon.” LA Weekly, 6 January 2017.

2016
Sessums, Kevin. “The Kenny Scharf Story.” Elliman, Winter 2016.
Levin, Jordan. “Unsettling ‘Desire’ showcases sex in the Design District.” Miami Herald, 1 December 2016.
Indrisek, Scott. “Kenny Scharf and Victor Matthews Paint the Bronx.” Blouin Artinfo, 21 June 2016.
Rumsey, Spencer. “Graffiti Superstar Kenny Scharf ‘Bombs Out’ in Wild Style at the Nassau Museum of Art.” Long Island Press, 11 June 2016.
Williams, Maxwell. “Rule Breakers.” Cultured, April/May 2016.
Deitch, Jeffrey. “Renaissance Man: Kenny Scarf.” Kaleidoscope, Winter 2016.
Pimentel, Aline. “A conversation with Kenny Scharf.”The Huffington Post, 11 April 2016.
Rubin, Karen. “At Nassau County Art Museum: Pop Surrealist Kenny Scharf & ‘Glamorous Graffiti’.” examiner.com, 23 March 2016.
Parks, Steve. “Kenny Scharf brings his playful pop surrealism to Roslyn.” Newsday, 21 March 2016.
Weber, Carol. “Energy bursting Kenny Scharf exhibition at Nassau County Museum of Art.” examiner.com, 21 March 2016.
Bloom, Karen. “A new season springs forth at area museums.” liherald.com, 10 March 2016.
Cabrera, Élodie. “Kenny Scharf.” Graffiti Art, no. 28, 2016.
“‘Kenny Scharf’ Opens at Nassau County Museum of Art on March 19.” Long Island Exchange, 25 February 2016.
Slenske, Michael. “Breaking borders: After & Again puts an artsy spin on traditional Mexican textiles.” Wallpaper, 28 January 2016.

2015
“Simpsons Sous Acide.” Graffiti Art, no. 27, December 2015.
“Kenny Scharf.” Purple, Fall/Winter 2015.
Hale, Jamie. “Inside the Day-Glo wonderland of the ‘Cosmic Cavern’ in Portland.” The Oregonian, 5 November 2015.
“Car Graffiti at Portland Art Museum.” Willamette Week, 4 November 2015.
Che, Cathay. “Never-Before-Seen Photos of Madonna, Warhol, Basquiat and More.” The New York Times Style Magazine, 2 November 2015.
Musto, Michael. “100 Years of New York Nightlife: Megaclubs, Performance Art and Celebutants During the Go-Go ’80s.” Paper, October 2015.
“Art-Scaping.” C Magazine, Fall/Winter, 2015.
Vankin, Deborah. “Spray-paint Revolution: ‘OutsideIn’ Street Art Exhibition Opens at Art Center in Pasadena.” The Los Angeles Times, 9 October 2015.
Daichendt, James G. “Continuing and Recommended: Kenny Scharf.” ArtScene, April 2015.
Suh, Steven. “Kenny Scharf ‘Born Again’ Exhibition @ Honor Fraser Gallery.” Hypebeast, 10 April 2015.
“Kenny Scharf at Honor Fraser.” Art Talk. KCRW, 19 March 2015.
Wilkes, Rob. “Kenny Scharf.” We Heart, 19 March 2015.
Cardiner, Brock. “A Look Inside Kenny Scharf’s ‘Born Again’ Exhibition at Honor Fraser Gallery.” Highsnobiety, 9 March 2015.
Slenske, Michael. “Artist Kenny Scharf Turns an L.A. Gallery into a Recycled Funhouse.” Architectural Digest, 4 March 2015.
Caro. “Preview: ‘Born Again’ by Kenny Scharf at Honor Fraser Gallery.” Hi-Fructose, 25 February 2015.

2014
Binlot, Ann. “Kenny Scharf’s Cosmology.” ArtNews, November 2014.
Marton, Andrew. “Fort Worth’s Modern Museum of Art hosts exhibit of ’80s New York art.” The Washington Post, 3 October 2014.
Bailey, Marilyn. “It came from the ’80s: The Modern’s ‘Urban Theater’ show.” dfw.com, 2 October 2014.
Rees, Christina. “Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s.” artnet news, 22 September 2014.
Pollack, Barbara. “‘Feito Por Brasileiros/Made By Brazilians’ at Matarazzo Hospital.” ArtNews, 18 September 2014.
Voynovskaya, Nastia. “Kenny Scharf, Saner, Joana Vasconcelos and Other Artists Transform Abandoned Estate in Sao Paulo.” Hi-Fructose, 17 September 2014.
Matarazzo, Cidade. “‘Made by… Feito por Brasileiros’, a creative invasion.” My Art Guides, 9 September 2014.
Slonim, Jeffrey. “The Day Kenny Scharf Graffitied My Vintage Wagoneer.” The New York Observer, 21 August 2014.
“Cidade dos Sonhos: revitalizacao do Hospital Matarazzo reune nata da arte em Sao Paulo.” Vogue Brasil, 8 August 2014.

2013
Vitello, Gwyneed. “Kenny Scharf.” Juxtapoz, May 2013.

2012
Chang, Bee-Shyuan. “Art That’s Not Just on the Face.” The New York Times, 10 October 2012.
Goldman, Edward. “Medicine for Your Eyes.” KCRW Art Talk, 1 May 2012.
Wolff, Rachel. “Where the Radiant Baby Was Born: In a basement on St. Marks Place, Keith Haring Became Keith Haring.” New York Magazine, 25 March 2012.
Johnson, Alexis M., “Get the Details of Ann Magnuson’s New Performance Around Kenny Scharf’s Cadillac Sculpture on April 14 from 6-8pm.” For Your Art, 4 April 2012.

2011
Turco, Bucky. “Kenny Scharf Bleeding onto JR’s ‘Face.” Animal, 29 August 2011.
Eisenberg, Zev. “Inside Kenny Scharf’s ‘Cosmic Cavern.” Arthood, 29 June 2011.
Slenske, Michael. “The World Catches Up to Kenny Scharf.” Art in America, 20 January 2011.
Zara, Janella. “Contemporary Art Stars Create a Custom Skate Shop in Chelsea – And Skater Kids Get a Discount.” Artinfo, 15 August 2011.
Miranda, Carolina A. “Cosmic Comic.” Artnews, June 2011.
Phillips, Karin. “Center City Philadelphia Mural Project Gets a Brooklyn Look.” CBS Philly, 11 July 2011.
Cosic, Muna. “Patch’s Pick-and-Choose Weekend Planner.” Culver City Patch, 11 November 2011.
Laster, Paul. “Kenny Scarf’s Delectable Donut Paintings.” Flavorwire, 8 February 2011.
McDonald, Natalie Hope. “Kenny Scharf Paints 13th Street.” G Philly, 11 July 2011.
“Kenny Scharf: More, Newer, Better, Nower, Funner! From the Levi’s Film Workshop.” Juxtapoz, 10 May 2011.
Pincus-Roth, Zachary. “‘Art in the Streets’ Press Preview: Deitch, Gastman, Rose, Fab 5 Freddy and More.” LAWeekly, 15 April 2011.
Leopold, Shelley. “Street Art at MOCA.” LAWeekly, 7 April 2011.
Hawthorne, Christopher. “Architecture Review: West Hollywood Library among top works.” The Los Angeles Times, 28 September 2011.
Williams, Janette. “‘Street-Cred’ Exhibit Puts a Fine-Art Spin on Graffiti.” Pasadena Star-News, 21 July 2011.
McClemont, Doug. “Time to Make the Donuts: Kenny Scharf in Conversation With Doug McClemont.” Saatchi Online, 9 February 2011.
Piero, W.S. Di, “If You Don’t Dig.” San Diego Weekly Reader, 20 July 2011.
Uku, Andrea. “Lessons in Street Art, There’s More to it Than Just Banksy.” Style Caster, 8 July 2011.
Harel, Monica Corcoran, “Exclusive: The Good Life, With Kenny Scharf.” Take Part, 3 October 2011.
Chang, Richard. “MOCA Celebrates street art in newest show.” The Orange County Register, 13 May 2011.
Scharf, Malia. “Kenny Scharf: More, Better, Newer, Nower, Funner.” Unleashed, April 2011.
Spampinato, Francesco. “Kenny Scharf: Bringing the Fantasy Into Reality.” Apartamento, n.07, May 2011.
Michals, Susan. “Art in the Streets Draws a Traffic Jam of Fans.” The Wall Street Journal, 20 April 2011.
Slenske, Michael. “The World Catches Up to Kenny Scharf.” Art in America, 20 January 2011.

2010
Ryzik, Melena. “Social Disrobing and Other Party Fare.” The New York Times, 3 June 2010.
Walder, Joyce. “Kenny Scharf’s Chair at Auction. Those Lips and Eyes!” The New York Times, 6 May 2010.

2009
Collins, Linda. “Art Exhibit in Vacant Storefronts, Art Fair at 395 Flatbush Ave. Extension Sunday.” Brooklyn Daily Eagle, 15 October 2009.
“A Sky filled with Shooting Stars: Robert Ayers in New York City.” Robert Ayers in conversation with Kenny Scharf, Summer 2009.
Green, Penelope. “That’s Not a Basemen, It’s Art.” The New York Times, 3 June 2009.
Conner, Justin. “Kenny Scharf.” Interview, November 2009.
“Kenny Scharf.” Whitewall Magazine, Winter 2009.
Cardwell, Diane. “Luring Artists to Lend Life to Empty Storefronts.” The New York Times, 12 October 2009.
Chabott, Sophia. “Movado Teams With Scharf on Watch Line.” Women’s Wear Daily, 17 August 2009.

2008
“Kenny Scharf for Afsoun.” Vogue, October 2008.
Strong, Lester. “Darkness Bleeding.” A&U Magazine, December 2008.

2007
“Talking Fashion: Norwich Notes.” Vogue, November 2007.

2006
Douglas, Sarah. “Staying Power.” Art & Auction, November 2006.
Leffingwell, Edward. “Kenny Scharf at Paul Kasmin.” Art in America, January 2006.

2005
Douglas, Sarah. “Artinfo Talks With Kenny Scharf at Paul Kasmin Gallery.” Artinfo, 14 October 2005.

2004
Timberg, Scott. “Concrete Canvas.” The Los Angeles Times, 10 July 2004.
Will, Jesse. “Defining Moment.” House & Garden, January 2004.
“Kenny Scharf: Back and Better than Ever.” MLoft, December 2004.

2003
Verini, James. “Hidden Art and Politics.” The Los Angeles Times, 30 January 2003.
Raden, Lisa. “Kenny Scharf’s Portraits.” Contents, January 2003.

2002
Lecka, Steven. “Kenny Scharf.” Flaunt, August 2002.
Stern. “Warhols Enkel.” Kultur, 1 October 2002.

2000
Katz, Vincent. “Kenny Scharf at Tony Scharf at Tony Shafrazi.” Art in America, September 2000.
Russel, Candice. “Culture Clash.” The City Link, 1-7 March 2000.
Quick, Rebecca. “Birdie Is a Dumm, But the Girl Is Onto A Real Hip Thing.” The Wall Street Journal, 10 February 2000.

1999
Gragg, Randy. “Pop Goes the Artist.” The Oregonian, 6 October 1999.
Row, D.K. “Persistence and a Smile.” The Oregonian, 1 October 1999.
Sirgado, Miguel. “Craig Robins.” EI Nuevo Herald, 18 September 1999.
Parvaz, D. “Scharf Opens Windows on Quirky Pop Art.” Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 5 August 1999.
Stuckstatte, Marion. “Graffiti Galaxie Bis Zur Gesellschaft der Maschine.” Dusseldorfer Feuilleton, 8 June 1999.
Leibowitz, Debra. “California Dreaming.” The Miami Herald, 1 July 1999.
Muller, Von Michael-Georg. “Formenviefalt und Farbenfre?” Welt Am Sonntag, 11 July 1999.
Brooks, Ian/Casadio, Mariuccia. “Funtasy side-art of Kenny Scharf.” L’Uomo Vogue, May/June 1999.
Lubow, Arthur. “The Whitney’s Arrested Development.” The New York Times Magazine, 11 April 1999.

1998
Paglia, Camille. “Rock Around the Clock.” Forbes ASAP (illustration for article), 30 November 1998.
Sheed, Elizabeth. “Kenny Scharf Plays Up Post Pop.” Cover, Vol.12, #5, December 1998.
Austin, Tom. “Alien Supermodels.” Ocean Drive Magazine, November 1998.
Kripalani, Jasmine. “Burdines Marks Anniversary with Smart Dummies.” The Miami Herald, 4 October 1998.
Frank, Peter. “Ed Ruscha’s Light, Kenny Scharf.” LA Weekly, Vol. 20, No. 44, 4-10 September 1998.
Schultz, Carol Ebert. “Kenny Scharf Looks Sharp at MCN.” La Jolla Village News, 27 August 1998.
Pincus, Robert. “There’s Big News at La Jolla Museum.” San Diego Union Tribune, 21 August 1998.
Darling, Michael. “Kenny Scharf at Kantor.” Dart International, Volume 1, No. 3, Fall 1998.
Louie, Elaine. “Aliens Take Sacks.” The New York Times, 31 May 1998.
Jacober, Paul. “A Kenny Scharf Minute.” Miami Go, 8 April 1998.
Smith, Roberta. “Kenny Scharf.” The New York Times, 20 February 1998.
“Kenny Scharf.” Visual, No. 72, 1998.

1997
Kohen, Helen. “Bass Exhibit a Fashionable Look at the Past.” The Miami Herald, 31 January 1997.
“On Exhibit.” Juxtapose, Winter 1997.
“Kenny Scharf Dibuja un Grafito en la cristalera de Barcelona Televisio.” El Pais, Cataluna/ 15, 1997.
“Carte Blanche, Kenny Scharf’s Show and Tell.” Artis, June-July 1997, pp. 41-47.
Hoban, Phoebe. “It’s Deja Vu, Twice, for Art World.” The New York Times, 28 June 1997.
Milani, Joanne. “Child of the Tube.” The Tampa Tribune, 3 June 1997.
Sheff, David. “When No Doesn’t Mean No.” (Illustration for article), Playboy, May 1997.
Marger, Mary Ann. “Surreal Puzzel: What to Make of it.” St. Petersburg Times, 30 May 1997.
Cantor, Judy. “Scharf Among the Surrealists.” The New York Times, 15-21 May 1997.
Sanders, Jacquin. “Your Message Here.” St. Petersburg Times, 4 May 1997, pp. 1.
Austin, Tom. “The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World of Kenny Scharf.” Ocean Drive Magazine, May 1997, pp. 145-149.
“Why New Sex is the Best Sex.” (ill.), Playboy, March 1997.
Weiss, Marion. “Kenny Scharf.” Dan’s Papers, 27 January 1997, pp. 10.
“Kenny Scharf.” The New York Times, 10 January 1997.

1996
“The Everglades.” (ill.) Ocean Drive Magazine, September 1996.
Machuca, Marcela Garcia. “Es Otro Mundo!” 18 October 1996.
McKay, Bob. “Beat Me, Daddy, Five to the Bar.” (ill.) Playboy, October 1996.
“Kenny Scharf.” Italian Bazaar, April/ May 1996, pp. 96-99.
Brophy, Kitty. “Kenny Scharf.” Juxtapoz, Summer 1996, pp. 38-43.
Talbot, Mary. “After Dark.” Daily News, 1 March 1996, pp. 49.

1995
Smith, Roberta. “Kenny Scharf.” The New York Times, 24 November 1995.
Robinson, Walter. “Lost in Space.” Manhattan File, October 1995, pp. 68-71.
Madry, Eva. “Tops of the Pops.” Elle Decoration (British Issue), September 1995, pp. 52-59.
Poz, (ill.), August-September 1995, pp. 40, 72.
Beckett, Kathleen. “Kenny’s Scharf Schak.” Hamptons, 7 July 1995, pp. 38.
Dean, Dahlia. “Swimming With the Scharf.” WWD, 22 June 1995, pp. 6.
“From Miami, South Beach.” Brutus, June 1995, pp. 78-79.
Winified, Nicole. “Art Darling Scharf Resurfaces.” The News Journal, AP, 30 May 1995, pp. 3D.
Hurlburt, Roger. “Review: Museum of Art-Fort Lauderdale.” Sun Sentinel, 21 May 1995, pp. 3D.
Lindley, Kristin. “The Pop-Surrealistic World of Kenny Scharf.” The Sun Post, 19 May 1995, pp. 4.
Hurlburt, Roger. “Art Harmony.” Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, May 1995.
Poz, (ill.), April-May 1995, pp. 68-71, 82.
Simon, Arnold. “Kenny Scharf’s Metamorphosis on Spectacular Display.” East Sider, Ft. Lauderdale, 19 April 1995.
Kohen, Helen. “Scharf on Scharf.” The Miami Herald, 16 April 1995.
“Sa sag de st Goran.” Hast Journalen, March 1995.
Talbot, Mary. “Lines for This Club Go Through a Modem.” The Daily News, 1 March 1995.

1994
Canales, Louis. “Kenny Scharf.” Yes, 4 November 1994.
Ainsworth, Susan. “The Scharfer Image.” South Florida Magazine, November 1994, pp. 22.
Cantor, Judy. “Scharfer Image.” The New York Times, 3-11 November 1994.
Saltz, Jerry. “A Year in the Life: Tropic of Painting.” Art in America, October 1994, pp. 93.
“Self-Portrait.” The New Yorker, May 1994, pp. 24.
“Arts Alive.” Scholastic Art Magazine, March 1994, pp. 16.

1993
“Marge Simpson.” Details (ill.), December 1993.
O’Neil, Jon. “Students turn paint and parts into closetful of objects d’art.” The Miami Herald, 4 November 1993.
Rupercht, Christian/ Siebke, Kathinka. “Closet No. 11 Scnell, Schrill, Kenny Scharf.” Foyer (Germany), November 1993.
Kohen, Helen. “Closets of Color.” The Miami Herald, 9 July 1993.
Bornstein, Lisa. “Trendy Days are Here Again.” (Review of 1982-83: Ten Years After) Downtown Resident, 18 June – 2 July 1993, pp. 16.
“Tough.” The Plain Dealer (Cleveland), 3 April 1993.
Bowels, Hamish. “A Vogue Style Living, Miami News.” Vogue, April 1993.
Powers, Jacquelynn D. “The Scharf Eye.” Ocean Drive Magazine, March 1993, pp. 48-49.

1992
Schulman, Sandra Carole. “Kenny Scharf Whimsically Wacky.” X S, 18-24 November 1992, pp. 42.
Dutt, Robin. “Kenny Scharf/ Edward Totah Gallery.” What’s On, 29 April 1992, pp. 32.
Collings, Matthew. “Kenny Scharf at Edward Totah.” City Limits, 9-16 April 1992, pp. 18.

1991
Leimbach, Dulcie. “For Children.” The New York Times, 29 November 1991.
Arias, Joey. “Back in the Closet.” Paper Magazine, November 1991.
Adams, Brooks. “Kenny Scharf at Tony Shafrazi.” Art in America, September 1991, pp. 137-138.
Mclean, Alex. “Kenny Scharf.” Metropolitan Home, September 1991, pp. 116.
Mahoney, Robert. “Kenny Scharf.” Arts Magazine, May 1991, pp. 100.
Grillo, Rosemary. “Son of Pop Keeps Up Cover Arts.” Changing Channels, April 1991, pp. 12-13.
“Galleries.” The New Yorker, 25 March 1991, pp. 14.
“This is the House that Love Built.” Newsweek, 18 March 1991.
“Self-Portrait by Kenny Scharf.” The New Yorker, March 1991, pp. 12.
“AA Non-Designer Showhouse Held to Toast Absent Friends.” The New York Times, 7 March 1991, pp. C6.
“Whose Room is it Anyway?” New York Daily News, 7 March 1991, pp. 83.
“ShowHouse 2: The Adventure Continues.” Metropolitan Home, February 1991, pp. 26.

1990
Zahm, Oliver. “Kenny Scharf-Beaubourg.” Flash Art International, November-December 1990, pp. 160.
Howe, John. “Don’t Bungle the Jungle.” Elle Magazine, August 1990, pp. 170-177.
“From the Surf to the Space.” BT Monthly Art Magazine, May 1990, pp. 38-46.
“Art in the 80’s.” Zoom, April 1990, pp. 42-47.
Chevron, Doris. “Echt Scharf.” Elle (Germany), March 1990, pp. 274-279,
“Earth 1990: Friend of the Forest.” Harper’s Bazaar, January 1990, pp. 76, 140.

1989
Sanders, Luanna. “The Artist in the Funhouse.” Metropolitan Home, December, 1989, pp. 104-109.
Levin, Kim. “Choices.” Village Voice, 27 June 1989, pp. 48.
Geer, Susan. “The Galleries.” The Los Angeles Times, 26 May 1989, pp. 18.
“East Side Story.” Vogue, May 1989, pp. 356-401.
Raynor, Vivien. “Art, Neo-Expressionist or Neo-Surrealist?” The New York Times, 13 May 1989.
Westfall, Stephen. “Reviews.” Flash Art, January/February 1989, pp. 120-121.

1988
Cyphers, Peggy. “Review.” Arts Magazine, December 1988, pp. 100-101.
Sturman, John. “Reviews.” Art News, December 1988, pp. 146.
Waisnis, Edward. “Review.” Cover Magazine, November 1988.
Johnson, Ken. “Kenny Scharf at Tony Shafrazi.” Art in America, November 1988, pp. 175.
“Kenny Scharf. Alles wird Kunst.” Hein, October 1988, pp. 183.
Smith, Roberta. “Kenny Scharf Grows Up.” The New York Times, 23 September 1988, pp. 28.
Kasuga, Yoshiko. “Pronto.” House and Garden, vol. 5, no.5, April 1988, pp. 10-11.

1987
Morera, Daniela. Vogue (Italy), October 1987, pp. 248-251.
Dowling, Claudia Glenn. “Loony Luna Luna.” Life Magazine, September 1987, pp. 76.
“The Next Wave.” Art & Antiques, Summer 1987, pp. 26.

1986
“Hang 10 or Hang it on the Wall.” Sports Illustrated, 17 November 1986, pp. 14.
Heartly, Eleanor. “Reviews.” Art News, October 1986.
“Fantasia Tropical.” Casa Vogue (Brasil), May-June 1986, pp. 104-109.
Daniels, Demetria. “Bibiddy, Bobiddy, Boo.” Downtown Magazine, 21 May 1986.

1985
Ca, Brutus. “Art in Action-Dream.” 15 December 1985, pp. 92-93, 99.
Heiferman, Marvin. “Graffiti Goes Tropical.” House and Garden, October 1985, pp. 202-207.
Salkaln, Elaine. “The New Do-It-Your-Selfers.” The Daily News, 13 October 1985.
Gandee, Charles K. “Heaven’s Gate.” Architectural Digest, September 1985.
Marzorati, Gerald. “Kenny Scharfs’ Fun House Big Bang.” Art News, September 1985, pp. 72-81.
S. Walter. “Customize!” I-D, August 1985, pp. 46.
Tompkins, Calvin. “The Art World.” The New Yorker, 22 July 1985.
Virshup, Amy. “What’s Really Going On: The Night.” New York Magazine, 17 June 1985, pp. 38-40.
Huges, Robert. “Careerism and Hype Amidst the Image Haze.” Time, 17 June 1985, pp, 78-83.
Sozanski, Edward. “A Small Sampling of Five Artists.” Philadelphia Enquirer, 16 June 1985, pp. 16G.
Marzorati, Gerald. “Picture Puzzles: The Whitney Biennial.” Art News, Summer 1985, pp. 74-78.
Small, Michael. “Area Art.” People Magazine, 27 May 1985.
McGuigan, Cathleen. “A Garden of Disco Delights.” Newsweek, 20 May 1985, pp. 76.
Slesin, Suzanne. “New Look Palladium Re-Opens.” The New York Times, 16 May 1985.
Adams, Cindy. “Disco Madness Hits 14th Street.” The New York Post, 16 May 1985, pp. 29.
“Biennial: Caring and Compassionate.” Art World, vol. 9 no. 7, April 1985.
Clushaw, Peter. “Custom Cars.” The Face, April 1985, Pg. 12.
Russell, John. “Whitney Presents its Biennial Exhibition.” The New York Times, 22 March 1985.
O’Brien, Glenn. “Review.” Artforum, March 1985.
Hager, Steven. “Mutants from Outer Space.” High Times, February 1985, pp. 46-51.
Haring, Keith. “Kenny Scharf by Keith Haring.” Interview, February 1985.
Levin, Kim. “The Aesthetics of Cute.” Village Voice, 6 February 1985.
Stem, Jean. “Mutant.” Nitro, January 1985.
Engler, Brigette. “Le Jerome Bosh des Annees 80.” ICI New York, January 1985.
Scharf, Kenny. “A Talk with Keith Haring.” Flash Art, January 1985, pp. 14-17.

1984
Engler, Brigitte. “Art Car.” Paper Magazine, December 1984.
“Art: The Sculpture of the New York School.” The New York Times, 7 December 1984.
Lacayo, Richard. “Returning to the Frame Game.” Time, 3 December 1984, pp. 72.
Hershkovits, David. “Home is Where the Art Is.” The Daily News, 29 November 1984.
Cameron, Dan. “Neo-Surrealism: Having it Both Ways.” Arts Magazine, November 1984, pp. 68-73.
“A Horse of a Different Color.”(pictorial) The Pennsylvania Gazette, October 1984, pp. 29-31.
Chi, Tseng Kwong. “The Ultima Suprema Deluxa.” (pictorial) Brutus, September 1984, pp. 79-81.
Moufarrage, Nicolas. “Year After.” Flash Art, Summer 1984.
Moufarrage, Nicolas. “Review: Fun Gallery/Tony Shafrazi.” Flash Art, Summer 1984, pp. 68.
Chi, Tseng Kwong. “Zena’s Crib.” Artforum International (pictorial), Summer 1984, pp. 49.
“Review: Kenny Scharf/Tony Shafrazi.” Artforum International, May 1984, pp. 90.
Graffiti Kunst: “Bilder Aus dem Untergrund.” Arts Das Kunstmagazin, February 1984.
Cameron, Dan. “Saint Kenny and the Culture Dragon.” Arts Magazine, January 1984, pp. 93-95.

1983
Domus, December 1983.
Alinovi, Francesca. “Twenty-First Century Slang.” Flash Art International, November 1983, pp. 23-31.
“Openings/Kenny Scharf.” Esquire, November 1983, pp. 199.
Moufarrage, Nicolas. “The Mutant International; III: The Last Star…Aurora.” Arts Magazine, November 1983, pp. 85-90.
Smith, Roberta. “Aging Well is the Best Revenge.” Village Voice, June 1983.
Larson, Kay. “Primal Dreams.” New York Magazine, 26 March 1983, pp. 58-62.
Moufarrage, Nicolas. “The State of New York Art.” GO, March 1983.
Moufarrage, Nicolas. “Electrically Eclectic.” GO, March 1983.
Moufarrage, Nicolas. “East Village.” Flash Art, March 1983.
Moufarrage, Nicolas. “X&O.” Arts Magazine, February 1983.

1982
“Plus C’est La Meme Chose.” Art & Auction, November 1982.
Moufarrage, Nicolas. “Lightning Strikes (Not Once But Twice).” Arts Magazine, November 1982.
Ricard, Rene. “The Pledge of Allegiance.” Artforum, November 1982.
Gablik, Suzi. “Report From New York.” Art in America, October 1982.
Baker, Jon. “News from NYC.” Brutus Magazine, 15 September 1982, pp. 124-125.
Flash Art (Italian Edition), February-March 1982.
Moufarrage, Nicolas. “Dada, Domino, and de Millions.” New York Native, February 1982.

1981
Chi, Tseng Kwong. “Chrome on the Range.” Soho News, 22 July 1981.

1980
“Sex and Death and Shock and Schlock: A Long Review of the Times Square Show.” Artforum, October 1980, pp. 50.
Deitch, Jeffrey. “Report from Times Square.” Art in America, September 1980, pp. 59.

PUBLICATIONS

2019
Basquiat: The Artist and his New York Scene, Amsterdam: Schunck

2018
BLOX AND BAX, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA

2016
Creative Invasion: Cidade Matarazzo, Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL

2015
BORN AGAIN, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

2013
Kenny Scharf: Kolors, Paul Kasmin, New York, NY

2012
Kenny Scharf: Hodgepodge, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA

2008
Kenny Scharf: Superdeluxa, Waddington Galleries, London, UK

2007
Kenny Scharf: NEW!, Paul Kasmin, New York, NY

2005
Kenny Scharf: Superpop, Paul Kasmin, New York, NY

1998
The Universals, Pucci International, New York, NY
Kenny Scharf, essays by Carter Ratcliff and Robert Farris Thompson, interview by Dennis Hopper, Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY
Kenny Scharf, essays by Barry Blinderman, Gregory Bowen, Bill McBride, Ann Magnuson and Robert Farris Thompson, University Galleries, Normal, IL

1997
In Your Face, Malca Fine Art, New York, NY
Kenny Scharf, Pop-Surrealist, Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, FL

1996
Pop Art, Jan-de James, Phaidon Press Limited, London, UK
El Mundo de Kenny Scharf, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
Kenny Scharf, essay by Louis Grachos, Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, FL

1995
Kenny Scharf, essays by Brooks Adams and Laurence Pamer, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL

1992
Kenny Scharf, essay by Brooks Adams, Edward Totah Gallery, London, UK

1990
Kenny Scharf, Galerie Beaubourg, Paris, France
The Last Decade: American Artists of the 80’s, Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY
Pharmakon 90, Mukuhari Messe Contemporary Art Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan

1989
Kenny Scharf, Jungle Book, Art Random, Kyoto Shoin International Co., Kyoto, Japan
Kenny Scharf, Three Portfolios, AC & T Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

1988
Kenny Scharf, New Paintings, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

1986
An American Renaissance: Painting and Sculpture from 1940 to the Present, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL

1985
Art in Action, Sogetsu Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Vernacular Abstraction, Wacoal Art Center, Tokyo, Japan

1984
Figuration Libre: France U.S.A., Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
New Attitudes: Paris/New York, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

1983
Reference, Palais des Beaux Arts de Charleroi, Belgium
Back to the U.S.A., Kunstmuseum Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland
Kenny Scharf, Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY
Morton G. Neuman Family Collection, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI
Champions, Tony Shafrazi, New York, NY

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL
Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT
The Dannheiser Foundation, New York, NY
Eli Broad Foundation, Los Angeles, California
Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany
Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA
New England Museum for Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, CT
Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
Paterson Museum, Paterson, NJ
Patrick Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Sogetsu Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Articles & Reviews

2019

Slenske, Michael. “Kenny Scharf Is Pissed and This Pile of Plastic Toys Is Proof,” Los Angeles Magazine, 6 September 2019.

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Gilbert, Alan (ed). “Spray Paint and 3-D: Kenny Scharf Interviewed by Marilyn Minter.” BOMB Magazine, July 2019.

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Westfall, Mark. “Kenny Scharf does Ibiza 2019.” FAD Magazine, June 2019.

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2018

Editors. “Kenny Scharf 1984, Arts & Leisure.” The New York Times, 2018.

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Editors. “The artist Kenny Scharf at home in Culver City.” Interview Magazine, 2018.

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Slenske, Michael. “We Visit Kenny Scharf’s Awe-Inspiring New Studio as He Readies for the Spotlight.” Galerie Magazine, 2018.

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Mangez, Caroline. “Kenny Scharf: Le Survivant du street-art.” Paris Match, 2018.

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2017

Heinrich, Will. “The Underground was still Velvet.” The New York Times, 2017.

 

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Abrams, Loney. “‘It Was Magical’: Kenny Scharf on Club 57 and the East Village Art World of the Early ’80s.” Artspace, 2017.

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Carrier, David. “Dispelled Illusions: Kenny Scharf takes on Color Field.” Art Critical, 2017.
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Pagel, David. “It’s the Kenny Scharf show: Junked TVs as a painter’s canvas.” The Los Angeles Times, 2017.

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2016

Brunamonti, Filippo. “Il pop surrealismo di Kenny Scharf: «Vi mostro la mia caverna cosmica».” Il oro 24, February 2016.

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2015

Vankin, Deborah. “Spray-paint revolution: ‘OutsideIn’ street art exhibition opens at Art Center in Pasadena.” The Los Angeles Times, October 2015.

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Slenske, Michael. “Artist Kenny Scharf Turns an L.A. Gallery into a Recycled Funhouse.” Architectural Digest, February 2015.

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2014

Binlot, Anne. “Kenny Scharf’s Cosmology.” ArtNews, November 2014.

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Sutton, Benjamin. “Kenny Scharf Smoked a Bong Inside a Richard Serra Sculpture.” Artnet, September 2014.

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Glettner, Eva. “See Kenny Scharf’s Mural on Adams Boulevard.” Los Angeles Magazine, September 2014.

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Slonim, Jeffrey. “The Day Kenny Scharf Graffitied My Vintage Wagoneer.” Observer, August 2014.

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2013

Salisbury, Vanita. “Kenny Scharf Used to Take Home Turkey Chunks From Work.” New York Magazine, September 2013.

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Baumgardner, Julie. “Hot Rods and Hot Nights at a Hamptons Party for Kenny Scharf.” T Magazine, July 2013.

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Elliott, Hannah. “Boneyard Project: Kenny Scharf Paints An Abondoned Airplane.” Forbes, April 2013.

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2012

Colucci, Emily. “You Can’t Plan Fun: An Interview with Kenny Scharf.” Art:21, June 2012.

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Wilkinson, Alexis. “Los Angeles: Kenny Scharf ‘Hodgepodge’ at Honor Fraser Through May 19, 2012.” Art Observed, May 2012.

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Mooney, Ryan. “World renowned artist Kenny Scharf completes mural in downtown Salem.” Boston.com, May 2012.

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2011

Slenske, Michael. “The World Catches Up to Kenny Scharf.” Art in America, January 2011.

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Spampinato, Francesco. “Kenny Scharf: Bringing the Fantasy into Reality.” L’uomo Vogue, April 2011.

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2010

Wadler, Joyce “Kenny Scharf’s Chair at Auction. Those Lips and Eyes!” The New York Times, May 2010.

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2009

Green, Penelope. “That’s Not a Basement, It’s Art.” The New York Times, June 2009.

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1992

Dutt, Robin. “Kenny Scarf: Edward Totah Gallery.” What’s On, April 1992.

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Publications

2015
Kenny Scharf: Born Again. Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles 
2013
Kenny Scharf: Koloss. Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York  
2012
Kenny Scharf: Hodgepodge. Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles  
2007
Kenny Scharf: NEW! New Paintings and Carzy Roy Al Paul Yasmin Gallery. Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
2005
Kenny Scharf: Superpop.  Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York  
2004
Kenny Scharf: Groovenian Drawings.  Foreward by Robert Williams. Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles
1998
Made in the USA, 1970-2001  Keith Haring, Robert Longo, Kenny Scharf, Bill Beckley. Oberhausen Ger. Ludwig Galerie, The Universals.  Pucci International, New York. 
Kenny Scharf: Essay by Carter Radcliff and Robert Farris Thompson, Interview by Dennis Hopper.
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York.
Kenny Scharf:  Essay by Barry Blinderman, Gregory Bowen, Bill McBride, Ann Magnuson and Robert  Farris Thompson.
University Galleries, Normal, Illinois.
1997
In Your Face: Keith Haring, Jean Michel Basquiat, Kenny Scarf. Malca Fine Art, New York.
Kenny Scharf: Pop Surrealist. Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida.
1996
Pop Art. By Jan de James. London. Phaidon.  
El Mundo de Kenny Scharf:  Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey. Monterrey, Mexico. 
Kenny Scharf: Essay by Louis Grachos. Center for the Fine Arts Miami  
1995
Kenny Scharf: Essays by Brooke Adams, Laurence Parmer   Museum of Art  Fort  Lauderdale  Florida
1992
Kenny Scharf: Essay by Brooke Adams. Edward Totah Gallery, London.  
1990
Kenny Scharf. Galerie Brauborg, Paris.
The Last Decade: American Artists of the 80’s. Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York.
Phamakon 90. Mukuhari Messe Contemporary Art Exhibition, Tokyo.
1989
Kenny Scharf: Jungle Book. Kyoto Shoin International Company, Art Random, Kyoto. 
Kenny Scharf: Three Portfolios. AC & T Corp, Tokyo.  
1986
An American Renaissance: Painting and Sculpture from 1940 to the Present. Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
1985
Vernacular Abstraction. Wacoal Art Center, Tokyo.
1984
Figuration Libre: France – USA. Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris.
New  Attitudes: Paris / New York.  Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh. 
Via New York. Musee d ‘Art Contemporain, Montreal.
1983
Reference. Palais de Beaux Arts de Charleroi, Charleroi, Belgium.
Back to the USA. Kuntsmuseum Luzern, Luzern, Switzerland.  
Kenny Scharf. Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York.  
Morton G Neuman Family Collection. Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Champions. Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York.