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Kenny Scharf Studio Visit

Kenny Scharf's LA Studio

Inside Kenny Scharf’s LA Studio

“The Art Nerd LA Week of Kenny” continues with photos of our trip to pop art icon Kenny Scharf’s LA Studio!  It was a very interesting day as we saw a couple #karbombz, artwork from the 1980s unpacked and out for photography and many pieces of his “Lixo” aka brazilian beach trash chandeliers/sculptures.

Kenny Scharf's LA Studio

Lixo installation at Kenny Scharf’s LA Studio

Resurfaced and discolored from overexposure to the sun, sea and sand, these otherwise discarded objects have long been part of Scharf’s studio practice.

Lixo wall peice at Kenny Scharf's LA Studio

Lixo wall peice at Kenny Scharf’s LA Studio

While we were poking around, we asked Kenny’s Studio Manager what different items were and the truth came out.  “Kenny just can’t help himself…” especially when it comes to his signature cartoony do-it-yourself-ness to office supplies 🙂

Kenny Scharf's LA Studio

Kenny Scharf’s LA Studio

Old phone/fax at Kenny Scharf's LA Studio

Old phone/fax at Kenny Scharf’s LA Studio

Kenny Scharf's LA Studio

Kenny Scharf’s LA Studio

There were old office phones, polaroid cameras, mini-squirtz, several puddles of space vomit…

 

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a few paintings…

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Even some interesting wall and garden additions outside…

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There was even the embellished vacuum cleaner that he used to walk along Broadway in and around Times Square like a pet in the 1980s when he was living with Keith Haring near Bryant Park!

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  1. […] and old images featuring Kenny working, painting, hanging out in the 80s and being a legend.  At our studio visit last week we asked his team about these historic photos and they were happy we were so interested, they have […]



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