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Kenny Scharf
UNIVERSITY GALLERIES OF ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY

Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 100 pgs / 42 bw. | 2/2/1999 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9780945558262 | $13.95



Kenny Scharf: Kolors
Kenny Scharf: Kolors
DAMIANI/STANDARD PRESS/PAUL KASMIN GALLERY

Hbk, 8.5 x 10.5 in. / 96 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 9/30/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9788862082877 | $40.00



Kenny Scharf: KolorsKenny Scharf: Kolors

Published by Damiani/Standard Press/Paul Kasmin Gallery.
Foreword by Jeffrey Deitch.

Published on the occasion of Kenny Scharf’s (born 1958) exhibition Kolors at the Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York, this publication presents the artist’s new body of Pop-Surrealist work, which includes monochrome paintings and large-scale sculptures. An in-depth photo essay explores Scharf’s world, while Jeffrey Deitch’s text provides an insider’s view of the artist’s influence in contemporary art. Scharf’s use of airbrush-like oil and acrylic paint embodies the presence of street culture within contemporary art that he helped establish. In his sculptures, Scharf makes use of his iconic imagery, freezing expressive cartoon-like faces in curvilinear three-dimensional reflective forms. Scharf presents larger-than-life versions of three seminal characters from his pantheon of cartoon-like creatures. Two sculptures, “Squirt” and “Red Scary Guy,” embody (respectively) happiness and anger, whereas the “Totem” towers 12 feet to the ceiling, stacking characters that showcase the range and interconnectedness of human emotions.

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Kenny ScharfKenny Scharf

Published by University Galleries of Illinois State University.
Artwork by Kenny Scharf. Contributions by Robert Farris Thompson, Ann Magnuson. Text by Bill McBride.

This retrospective catalogue examines how both the techno-pop appeal of Kenny Scharf's work and its playful commentary have established him as an important player in late twentieth-century art.

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UNIVERSITY GALLERIES OF ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY

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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 100 pgs / 42 bw.

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PUB DATE 2/2/1999
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CATALOG: SPRING 1999

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