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Kenny Scharf  1958, US

(Kenny Scharff)
Rank (2014): 3306 – 

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Male
Painting
Lowbrow



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 87
Germany 9
France 5
United Kingdom 4
Italy 3




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Artist Rank
Keith Haring  205 39
Jean Michel Basquiat  233 26
Donald Baechler  852 21
David Salle  677 19
Andy Warhol  1 18




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Tony Shafrazi Gallery, USA 23
  Paul Kasmin Gallery, USA 4
  Eric Firestone Gallery, USA 3
  Honor Fraser, USA 3
  MoMA PS1, USA 3



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1958 Born in Hollywood, CA (US)

Lives and works in New York City, NY (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 121  Please report missing Information



until 4.1.2015
Description  Urban Theater: New York Art In The 1980S - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX Send message

until 31.10.
   Fun And Games - Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA Send message

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2014
   Kenny Scharf — Far Rockaway Mural - Clocktower Gallery & Radio, New York City, NY

2013
   Kenny Scharf - Pop Renaissance - Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
   Kenny Scharf - Kolors - Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY

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

2011
   Naturafutura And Three Dozen! - Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY

2009
   Kenny Scharf - Barberadise - Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA

2008
   Kenny Scharf - Gallery Seomi, Seoul
   Kenny Scharf - Superdeluxa - Waddington Custot Galleries, London

2007
   Kenny Scharf - Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   Kenny Scharf - Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL

2005
   Kenny Scharf - Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA

2004
   Kenny Scharf - Groovenian Drawings - - Kantor Gallery - LA, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2010)

2002
   Car Culture - Grand Central Art Center - California State University Fullerton, Santa Ana, CA

2001
   Kenny Scharf - Hollywood Stars - LACE - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
   Kenny Scharf - Portraits - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

2000
   Kenny Scharf - New Paintings and Sculptures - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1999
   Kenny Scharf - Bild und Installation - Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf
Description and image  Kenny Scharf - Heads - Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf

1998
Description  KENNY SCHARF - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
   Kenny Scharf - Paintings and New Works on Paper - - Kantor Gallery - LA, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2010)
   Kenny Scharf - Closet #16 - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
   Kenny Scharf - Vivid Vision, New Paintings & Sculptures - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1997
   Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide - University Galleries at Illinois State University, Normal, Il

1996
   Kenny Scharf - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY
   Kenny Scharf - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL

1995
   Kenny Scharf - Full Circle, New Paintings - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1992
   Kenny Scharf - Paintings & Sculptures - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1991
   Contemporary Currents – Kenny Scharf - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
   Kenny Scharf - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1988
   Kenny Scharf - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1987
   Kenny Scharf - Sculptures and Paintings - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1986
   Kenny Scharf - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1984
   Kenny Scharf - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY
   Kenny Scharf - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1983
   Kenny Scharf - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

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to top Group shows   84


2014
   Positivilly Marvillainous - Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY

2013
   Piston Head: Artists Engage the Automobile - Venus Over Manhattan, New York City, NY
Description and image  (Con)Text - Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, ON
Description  Amerikulture - Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
   Works From A Private Collection - Jerome Zodo Contemporary, Milan

2012
   V1x - Tonight We Wont Be Bored - V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
   Portrait of a Generation - The Hole NYC, New York City, NY
   FlowerPower - Galerie ABTART, Stuttgart
   The Old, The New, The Different - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern

2011
   Jean-Michel Basquiat and the Rat pack - BURKHARD EIKELMANN GALERIE, Dusseldorf
   Make - White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, MO
   MAKE Skateboards - I-20 Gallery, New York City, NY
   Nose Job - Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY
  KM fine ArtsA Summer of American Masters with Robert Indiana - KM fine Arts, Chicago, IL Send message
   Unfinished Paintings - LACE - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
   New York Minute - Garage Center for Contemporary Culture - GCCC, Moscow
   When The Fairy Tale Never Ends - - fordPROJECT, New York City, NY (closed)

2010
   25th Anniversary Show - Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   Privatbesitz2 - fuorizona artecontemporanea, Macerata
   Bonheurs D'une Collection - galerie du Tableau, Marseille
   Mutant Pop - Loyal, Malmö
   Art Shack - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
   The 80s Revisited. Sammlung Bischofberger I - Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld

2009
   Something for Everyone - Hamiltons Gallery, London
   Collector´s Choice II - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   "stages" - Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin - Paris, Paris
   Images & (re)présentations - The 1980s – Part 2 - MAGASIN-Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble
   Remembering Henry's Show - The Brant Foundation, Greenwich, CT
   Lovable Like Orphaned Kitties and Bastard Children - The Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, WI
Description and image  Synthetic - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

2008
   zerocarat - Friedman Benda Gallery, New York City, NY
   Espèces d'espace - MAGASIN-Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble
Description and image  Invisible Rays: The Surrealism Legacy - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
Description and image  In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor - Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
   Brasil desFocos [o olho de fora] - Paço das Artes, São Paulo

2007
   Four Friends - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY
   strange weight - Martos Gallery, New York City, NY
   The Art Parade - - Deitch Projects - 76 Grand Street, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   POP ART 1960's to 2000's - Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
Description and works of art  News on Paper - - Burkhard Eikelmann Com, Dusseldorf (closed, 2010)

2006
   Artists of the Eighties - IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA
   Surrealism: Then and Now - Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York City, NY

2005
   CerealArt - Perry Rubenstein Gallery - 526 West 24 street, New York City, NY

2004
Description and image  East Village USA - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   101 Ways : Beginning Here - Visual Arts Museum - School of Visual Arts (SVA), New York City, NY

2003
   Splat Boom Pow! The Influence of Comics in Contemporary Art - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Description and image  Pulse: Art, Healing, and Transformation - ICA - Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston, Boston, MA

2002
Description  The Juxtapoz Eight Anniversary Art Show - Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   In the Pink: An Exploration of Color in Art - Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
   That Place - - The Moore Space, Miami, FL (closed, 2008)
   New York Expression - Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen
   Made in USA - Ludwig Galerie - Schloß Oberhausen, Oberhausen

2001
Description and image  POP ON PAPER - - Burkhard Eikelmann Com, Dusseldorf (closed, 2010)
   Seeing - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
   Mythic Proportions - Painting in the 1980’s - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL

2000
   An Exhibition of Selected Paintings - Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
   The Ufo Show - University Galleries at Illinois State University, Normal, Il

1999
   Monsters of the '80s - Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, FL
Description  RECENT GIFTS FROM THE LANNAN FOUNDATION - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
   Dreaming II: Contemporary American Art and Ancient Korea - Akira Ikeda - New York, New York City, NY

1998
   American Graffiti - CAM - Casa Andrade Muricy, Curitiba
   Pop Surrealism - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
   Tillbaka till åttiotalet — redan? / Isn't It Too Early for the Eighties Yet? - - Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö (closed, 2006)
   Dreaming II: Contemporary American Art and Ancient Korea - Akira Ikeda - New York, New York City, NY

1994
   Just a Story from America (A. V.) - Galleria In Arco, Turin

1993
   1982-83, Ten Years After - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1991
   Summertime - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1989
   Don't Bungle in the Jungle! - A Benefit Exhibition for the Rainforest - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1988
   Les années 80 : à la surface de la peinture - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac
   Summer Group Show - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY
   Comic Iconoclasm - Cornerhouse, Manchester

1986
   What It Is - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

1984
   Rapid Enamel The Art of Graffiti - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Via New York - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
   The New Portrait - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1983
   Painting Sculpture Totems and 3D - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY
   Champions - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY
   New Work New York - Newcastle Salutes New York - University Gallery and Baring Wing - Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne

1982
   Chance - NYU, New York City, NY
   Kenny Scharf and Futura 2000 - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY
   Young Americans - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY
   Space Invaders - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1981
   New York/New Wave - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1980
   The Times Square Show - 41st st and 7th ave, New York, New York City, NY

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 Dealer Directory  19

France

 Galerie Laurent Strouk, Paris
 Galerie Beaubourg, Vence

Germany

 Akira Ikeda - Berlin, Berlin
 Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf
 Galerie + Edition Domberger, Filderstadt

Italy

 Studio Trisorio - Napoli, Naples

South Korea

 Gallery Seomi, Seoul

Spain

 Cotthem Gallery, Barcelona

United Kingdom

 Eyestorm, London
 Kenny Schachter / ROVE Projects LLP, London

USA

www.kmfinearts.comKM fine Arts, Chicago, IL eMail
 Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
 KM Fine Arts Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
 Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL
 Akira Ikeda - New York, New York City, NY
 Lio Malca, New York City, NY
 Pace Prints, New York City, NY
 Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY
 IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA

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Germany

 Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen

USA

 UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
 Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation - ESKFF, Jersey City, NJ
 Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
 Broad Contemporary Art Museum, Santa Monica, CA

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