Artist

Kenny Scharf

Nationality

American

Artist Dates

b. 1958

Title of Work

Hieroglyphics

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Date of Work

1998

Medium

Lithograph

Edition #

28/50

Signature

Lower right

Height

31"

Width

24"

Collection/Provenance

Lincoln Center Prints

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Displayed

Location

Gorecki Alumni Center

Artist Bio

Kenny Scharf (b. 1958)—Neo Pop artist

Born in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Scharf is celebrated among a group of New York artists in the 1980s that were influenced by graffiti and cartoon images. He received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York and was closely associated with fellow-artist Keith Haring.

Additional Information

From Text Panel:

Art Perelman is an American comics artist, editor, and advocate for the comics medium, best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning comic book memoir, Maus. In 2005, Time named Spiegelman one of their Top 100 Most Influential People.

An anthology of interviews with Spiegelman, spanning twenty-five years and a wide variety of printed venues, Art Spiegelman: Conservations was published by University Press of Mississippi in 2007.

Condition

Excellent

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