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04.22.13 Marina Galperina

Kenny Scharf was arrested in Williamsburg in Friday night, Art Sucks reports. According to court info, he was charged with making graffiti, possession of a graffiti instrument, and some other small-time charge, but was released on his own recognizance, meaning he did not have to post bail. Scharf posted the above signature squiggly snake on his Facebook […]

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10.15.12 Marina Galperina

Art giant and ostentatiousness fest-wrangler Raphael Castoriano had organized another of his signature outrageous dinners for Brazil’s ArtRio fair. Unlike the Marina Abramović MOCA gala that left behind a confusing aftertaste of faux blood syrup, marzipan breasts and class tension, the fest at Rio de Janeiro with artists Stephan Doitschinoff and Kenny Scharf was easier to digest. Get […]

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08.29.11 Bucky Turco

Adding to the devastation caused by ‘Irene’s’ NYC stopover, is this shocking photogtraph taken at the Bowery Mural early Sunday. The rainfall mercilessly drenched JR’s work to the point that Kenny Scharf’s mural appeared to be making a comeback. (Photo: ANIMALNewYork) […]

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06.21.11 Marina Galperina

Chinese artist Lui Bolin – famous for seamlessly camouflaging himself into urban scenery – began disappearing into Kenny Scharf’s mural today before it gets replaced with a “large-scale participatory art project” by French street artist JR on Thursday. (Photo: Santos Henarejos/Flickr) […]

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04.15.11 Marina Galperina

The Art in the Streets exhibit now comes with graffiti fashions. Ten MOCA x Levi’s jean jackets feature MOCA-exhibited Andre, Chaz Bojorquez, CRASH, KR, Neckface, Lady Pink, REVOK,  Shepard Fairey, Kenny Scharf (yes, it’s the mural) and Keith Haring (sans consent, obviously). […]

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03.16.11 Bucky Turco

After enjoying a relatively long reprieve from vandalism, the Bowery Mural has once again been enhanced. According to LES mainstay Clayton Patterson, graffiti writer and Keith Haring collaborator who has never been given due credit, LAII, tagged the wall sometime last week. He says Team Scharf quickly fixed it. Then on Monday night, REMO once […]

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01.31.11 Bucky Turco

January 29th: Mural fixed, again! (Photo: David Boyle/flickr) This weekend, Kenny Scharf worked on his mural and voila! It’s all restored and ready to be bombed again. Just kidding, there’s cameras and now, according to EV Grieve, a 24-hour security guard, so one will ever hit it again. Just passing its two month anniversary, this […]

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01.29.11 Bucky Turco

Kenny Scharf returned to his defaced mural on Houston Street earlier this evening and began renovating it with spray paint. Last week, the artist told a reporter who doesn’t credit others properly, that he would fix the wall, despite the high probability that it will be repeatedly vandalized, “If it gets hit once, it’s all […]

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01.27.11 Bucky Turco

Artist Kenny Scharf opens two shows in two of Paul Kasmin Gallery’s spaces today. The wildly different exhibits are open to the public and even well behaved graffiti writers are invited. […]

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Marina Galperina

Someone particularly playful insane stuck around the storm long enough to build a snowman and get caught on the surveillance cameras snooping the street around Kenny Scharf’s mural on Houston Street at the Bowery. (Photo: ANIMALNewYork) […]

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