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Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC Presents the
Official Steve Kaufman (SAK) Catalogue Raisonné®

December 7, 2016 / New York, NY, USA – Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC is proud to announce the launch of Steve Kaufman (SAK) Catalogue Raisonné® the only authorized, official art registry of the late pop artist Steve Kaufman who lived from 1960-2010.

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Steve Kaufman Art of Clothing Makes USA Debut
at the 2016 New York City Fashion Show

September 5, 2016 / New York, NY -- Diana Vachier, official representative of the late pop artist Steve Kaufman (SAK) is delighted to announce the launch of “Art of Clothing,” a collaboration of Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC and Italian clothing designer Mario Casali. This exquisite collection of limited edition apparel will make its U.S. debut on September 18-20, 2016 at the New York City Fashion Show at Jacob Javits Center, Third Level, Coterie Booth #7144.

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Three Iconic Coca-Cola Paintings by Artist Steve Kaufman Acquired by the World of Coca-Cola Museum in Atlanta, Georgia

July 20, 2016 / New York, NY -- American Pop Art, Inc. and Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC are proud to announce that three iconic Coca-Cola inspired paintings by the late pop artist Steve Alan Kaufman (SAK) have been formally acquired by the World of Coca-Cola Museum in Atlanta, Georgia, for its permanent collection.

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Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC Introduces
Steve Kaufman Art of Clothing by Designer Mario Casali

June 20, 2016 / New York, NY – Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC is delighted to announce the launch of Steve Kaufman Art of Clothing by Mario Casali, an exquisite collection of limited edition apparel that will debut at the PREMIUM International Fashion Trade Show from June 28-30, 2016 in Station-Berlin, Hall 1, Booth # A21.

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Steve Kaufman Art Featured in “Popism” at The Emergence
International Festival of Street Art and Urban Actions

April 22, 2016 / Taormina, Italy American Pop Art, Inc. and Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC are delighted to announce the opening of “Popism,” a major art exhibition celebrating 50 years of pop art, now through July 2, 2016 at the Palazzo Corvaja in Taormina, Italy. Approximately 100 unique pieces from famous private collections and notable galleries around the world will be on display, featuring works by 50 renowned international artists including the late Steve Kaufman (SAK).

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“Shakespeare State II” Painting by Steve Kaufman Heads to
William Shakespeare’s Birthplace at Stratford-upon-Avon
to Mark 400th Anniversary Milestone”

April 20, 2016 / Long Beach, NY – April 23, 2016 is the 400th Anniversary of the life of poet and playwright William Shakespeare, and to mark this momentous occasion, one Long Island painting is headed to the birthplace and home of William Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England—where it will remain on permanent display for generations of people to enjoy.

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Andy Warhol and Steve Kaufman Art Inspire in
Heartwarming Exhibition “Loving SAK Forever”

January 21, 2016 / Bologna, Italy American Pop Art, Inc. and Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC are proud to announce the Andy Warhol and Steve Kaufman exhibition “Loving SAK Forever,” from January 23 to February 15, 2016 at Galleria Cavour 2, 40124 Bologna, Italy.

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Steve Kaufman Art Featured in "The Illustrious Men and Women of Fame" at Total Art Gallery in Pietrasanta, Italy

December 5, 2015 / New York, NY -- American Pop Art, Inc. and Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC are proud to announce the exhibition, “De Viris Illustribus et de Claris Mulieribus—The Illustrious Men and Women of Fame,” from December 5, 2015 through January 6, 2016 at Total Art Gallery, Pietrasanta - Via b.p. Barsanti, 34, Italy. An opening celebration was held on Saturday, December 5 at 7:00 p.m.

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Legends of The Factory Reunite in "Forever: Andy Warhol and Steve Kaufman" Art Exhibition in Germany

December 1, 2015 / New York, NY -- American Pop Art, Inc., Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC, and the Rosini Gutman Collection present a series of works by legendary artists Andy Warhol and Steve Kaufman (SAK) in “Forever,” a pop art exhibition now through December 18, 2015 at Kaiserstrasse 5, 40479 Düsseldorf, Germany. A private invite opening celebration was held on Thursday, November 12 at 7:00 PM.

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Steve Kaufman Art Joins the Rosini Gutman Collection

Yachting and Art 2015 Makes Waves

October 1, 2015 / New York, NY -- American Pop Art, Inc. and Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC are delighted to announce that Rosini Gutman Gallery is now representing Steve Kaufman in his gallery and exhibitions, a brilliant addition to his notable collection of Andy Warhol works of art. Rosini Gutman Gallery is located at V.Ie Ceccarini 35/G - 47838 Riccione RN, Italy. This delightful new partnership was marked by participation in Yachting and Art, one of the region's most popular art events. In collaboration with the Italian Embassy, the Yacht Club of Monaco held its 2nd Annual Yachting and Art Celebration (YA!2015) from October 1 through October 4, 2015.

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Footsteps in Memory of Artist Steve Kaufman
Lead to Iconic Tile Collection by Settecento

September 21, 2015 / New York, NY -- Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC is delighted to announce the launch of a stunning new collection of Italian luxury tile by Settecento in honor of the late American pop artist Steve Alan Kaufman (SAK), former assistant to Andy Warhol. The collection, titled “Settecento Mosaici e Ceramiche d’Arte: Steve Kaufman,” fuses celebrated imagery and fine crafted ceramic tile into floor and wall art masterpieces.

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Iconic Works by Pop Artist Steve Kaufman Featured in
"Coca-Cola Bottle 100 Art Tour" International Exhibition and Online Gallery

June 1, 2015 / New York, NY -- American Pop Art, Inc. and Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC are proud to announce that Coca-Cola art by Steve Alan Kaufman (SAK) is featured in “The Coca-Cola Bottle Art Tour: Inspiring Pop Culture for 100 Years,” an international art installation in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Coca-Cola’s iconic glass bottle. The two-part tour will visit more than 15 countries and travel 62,000 miles before its conclusion in Sydney, Australia, on November 23, 2015.

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Steve Kaufman Paintings Make "Street Smart Art"
in Part II of Photography Series by Nik Pichler

May 16, 2015 / Vienna, Austria -- American Pop Art, Inc. is proud to announce the exhibition, “Street Smart Art: Steve Kaufman Back On The Streets of L.A.,” a convergence of pop art by the late Steve Alan Kaufman (SAK) with street candid photography by Nik Pichler, on exhibit from May 29 until June 19, 2015 at the Wiesenthal Bergstaller automotive dealership in Vienna, Austria. The grand opening celebration was held on Thursday, May 28 at 7:00 PM.

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Steve Kaufman Paintings Shine in "Steve and Me:
Pop Art Meets Reflection Art Photography"

A Visual Interpretation by Nik Pichler

February 20, 2015 / Vienna, Austria -- American Pop Art, Inc. is proud to announce the exhibition, “Steve and Me,” the convergence of pop art by the late Steve Alan Kaufman (SAK) with reflection art photography by Nik Pichler, on exhibit from March 6-14, 2015 at Studio am Naschmarkt in Vienna, Austria. The grand opening was held on Thursday, March 5 at 7pm.

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Artist Steve Kaufman Featured In “Pop States of America”
at Barbara Frigerio Contemporary Art in Milan, Italy

January 20, 2015 / Milan, Italy -- Diana Vachier and Alberto Panizzoli of American Pop Art, Inc. are proud to announce the exhibition, “Pop States of America,” a vivid perspective of American icons by artist Steve Alan Kaufman (SAK), now through March 15, 2015 at Barbara Frigerio Contemporary Art in Milan, Italy. A grand opening celebration was held on January 15, 2015.

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"Pop Art Meets Alpine Flair" Steve Kaufman Beatles Art Exhibition
at the Hotel Edelweiss In Obertauern, Austria

November 10, 2014 / Obertauern, Austria – American Pop Art, Inc. is proud to present “Pop Art Meets Alpine Flair,” a series of Beatles portraits painted by pop artist Steve Kaufman, on exhibit from November 20, 2014 through April 20, 2015 at the Hotel Edelweiss in Obertauern, Austria, a location where the Fab Four once stayed. This exhibition is organized by Eva-Maria Bachmaier, Claudia Haslauer, and Diana Vachier and Alberto Panizzoli of American Pop Art, Inc. and Steve Kaufman Art Licensing, LLC.

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"Icons of Music, Then and Now” Steve Kaufman
Pop Art Exhibition at The House of Music in Grado, Italy

August 15, 2014 / Grado, Italy – American Pop Art, Inc. is proud to present “Icons of Music: Then and Now,” a series of brilliant pop art portraits of the world’s most recognizable musicians, now through September 14, 2014 at The House of Music in Grado, Italy. This exhibition is curated by Serena Bobbo, and organized by the Municipality of Grado, and by Diana Vachier and Alberto Panizzoli of American Pop Art, Inc. and Steve Kaufman Art Licensing, LLC.

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New Advancements for American Pop Artist Steve Kaufman

Launch of Steve Kaufman Art Licensing LLC

July 18, 2014 / Long Island, NY, USA – American Pop Art, Inc. is delighted to announce new developments four years following the death of American pop artist Steve Alan Kaufman (SAK), former assistant to Andy Warhol, and an activist, humanitarian, and tireless advocate for the homeless. Steve Kaufman is known for painting iconic images, famous people, recognizable brands, currency, and historic figures.

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Mozart State II by Steve Kaufman Added to
Permanent Collection at Official Mozart Museum

July 1, 2014 / Salzburg, Austria – American Pop Art, Inc. is proud to present the honorary painting “Mozart State II,” a portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart created in 1997 by the late American pop artist Steve Alan Kaufman (SAK) as a new, permanent addition to the Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum, the official Mozart museum and residence in Salzburg, Austria. Steve Kaufman is the first American artist to achieve this prestigious honor. An opening night celebration will be held on July 30, 2014 at 6:00 PM at the Mozart Residence, Makartplatz 8, 5020 Salzburg, Österreich, Austria.

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Steve Kaufman Art Joins "Barbie Around The World" Exhibition

May 1, 2014 / Milan, Italy -- Diana Vachier and Alberto Panizzoli of American Pop Art, Inc. are proud to announce the exhibition, “Barbie Around the World,” an exhibition devoted to the world’s most famous doll, from May 8 through June 20, 2014 at Barbara Frigerio Contemporary Art in Milan, Italy. A grand opening celebration will be held May 8 at 6:00 PM.

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Fast Cars. Exhilarating Art. House of Ferrari Museums in Modena, Italy Reopens After Multimillion Dollar Renovations

Late Artist Steve Kaufman Leads the Exhibition “Icons of Pop Art Then and Now"

February 25, 2014 / Modena, Italy -- American Pop Art, Inc. is proud to announce the grand exhibition, “Icons of Pop Art, Then and Now,” a convergence of the best in vintage sports cars with collectible contemporary art, now through May 4, 2014 at the newly renovated Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari (House of Ferrari Museum), Via Paolo Ferrari 85 in Modena, Italy.

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Fasten Your Seat Belts!!

Famous Ferrari Paintings by Steve Kaufman Come Home as “Icons of Pop Art Then and Now” Debuts at the House of Ferrari Museum in Modena, Italy

November 9, 2013 / Modena, Italy -- With tremendous pride American Pop Art, Inc. is thrilled to announce the grand exhibition, “Icons of Pop Art, Then and Now,” a convergence of the best in vintage sports cars with collectible contemporary art, opening Sunday, November 24, 2013 at the Museo Casa Enzo Ferrari (House of Ferrari Museum) in Modena, Italy.

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Steve Kaufman Featured in “Pure Pop Art”

An Exhibition of the World’s Greatest Pop Artists at the Marcos Valcárcel Cultural Center in Galicia, Spain

October 23, 2013 / Galicia, Spain -- American Pop Art, Inc. is pleased to announce an unprecedented art exhibition in Galicia, Spain titled “Pure Pop Art,” featuring great works by world renowned artists including Andy Warhol, Steve Kaufman, Roy Lichtenstein and Robert Indiana, opening Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the Marcos Valcárcel Cultural Center in Ourense.

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"Pop Art in Trieste: Steve Kaufman Former Assistant to Andy Warhol"
an International Success at 13,433 Visitors

September 30, 2013 / Trieste, Italy – More than 13,000 people attended the grand exhibition, “Pop Art In Trieste: Steve Kaufman, the Former Assistant to Andy Warhol,” held August 10 through September 22, 2013 in Trieste, Italy, in what can be described as an overwhelming cultural success organized by American Pop Art, Inc., Diana Vachier and her associate Alberto Panizzoli, and Caterina Tosoni in collaboration with the Municipality of Trieste.

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Steve Kaufman “The Prince of Pop Art” Grand Exhibition Comes to Trieste, Italy

July 24, 2013 / Trieste, Italy -- With tremendous pride American Pop Art Inc. is thrilled to announce the grand exhibition, “Pop Art In Trieste: Steve Kaufman, the Former Assistant to Andy Warhol,” opening Saturday, August 10 at 7.30 p.m. at sala U. Veruda, Palazzo Costanzi in Trieste, Italy, and continuing through September 21, 2013.

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Steve Kaufman Paintings Featured on The History Channel’s “Pawn Stars”

SAK Paintings are part of the owner’s personal collection, not for sale

Steve Kaufman pop art paintings can be frequently seen on The History Channel’s popular television show "Pawn Stars," which gives fabulous history on items that are bought, sold, traded, and collected. Several Steve Kaufman paintings on display are among the personal collection of the “Old Man,” owner of the Las Vegas pawn shop and father figure to the staff, and are not for sale. In fact, Steve Kaufman’s “Rat Pack” painting hangs front and center above the main reception desk.

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Steve Kaufman Paintings Featured on Hit TV Show “The Practice”

Steve Kaufman pop art paintings were recently featured on the hit television show "The Practice."  In the episode titled "Another Day," Joey Heric (played by actor John Larroquette) is accused of murdering another lover. Lindsay pursues another case targeting the tobacco industry and her former professor. The purse-snatcher case goes to trial.

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Steve Kaufman “Rat Pack" Painting on Showcase as Popular Production Premieres in Italy

December 21, 2012 / Trieste, Italy -- American Pop Art, Inc., a virtual art gallery at www.americanpopartinc.com, is proud to announce that artist Steve Kaufman’s famous “Rat Pack” painting will be on exhibit as the musical production “Christmas with the Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas,” makes its Italian debut on January 3-6 at the Politeama Rossetti, Hall Assicurazioni Generali.

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Pop Art’s Finest, Steve Kaufman Art at the Museum of Passion in Valladolid, Spain

August 15, 2012 / Valladolid, Spain -- American Pop Art, Inc., an online virtual art gallery at www.americanpopartinc.com exclusively dedicated to Steve Kaufman art, is proud to announce that 90 works by the world’s leading pop artists are now on display at the Museum of Passion in Valladolid, Spain.

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Pop Art by Steve Kaufman at the Palazzo Guiscardo in Pietrasanta, Italy

July 13, 2012 / Pietrasanta, Italy -- American Pop Art, Inc., an online virtual art gallery exclusively dedicated to Steve Kaufman art, is proud to announce that highly prized artwork by the late Steve Kaufman is now on display at the Palazzo Guiscardo in Pietrasanta, Italy.

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Pop Art by Steve Kaufman at Mihal Gallery, Hotel Múza in Slovakia

July 7, 2012 / Košice, Slovakia -- American Pop Art, Inc., an online virtual art gallery exclusively dedicated to Steve Kaufman art, is proud to announce that highly prized artwork by the late Steve Kaufman is now on display at the Mihal Gallery at Hotel Múza in Košice, Slovakia.

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Steve Kaufman Paintings on Display in Playboy Mansion,
and Featured on E! Channel’s "Girls Next Door” Series

Steve Kaufman pop art paintings were frequently seen in episodes of “Girls Next Door,” a reality television series that aired on E! and focused on the lives of Hugh Hefner’s girlfriends who live with him at the Playboy Mansion.  Numerous Steve Kaufman paintings can be seen on display throughout the Playboy Mansion and in the playmate’s rooms.

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American Pop Art, Inc. Celebrates Historic Art Exhibit of Andy Warhol and Friends

Symbolic Gathering of World Famous Artists in Warhol’s Hometown

May 17, 2012 / Long Beach, NY – American Pop Art, Inc., a Long Island based virtual art gallery exclusively dedicated to Steve Kaufman art, is proud to celebrate a historic and unprecedented art exhibit featuring the works of Andy Warhol and his world-famous colleagues, now through June 30, 2012.

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Long Beach Woman Launches Virtual Art Gallery
in Memory of American Pop Artist Steve Kaufman

February 17, 2012 / Long Beach, NY -- Two years after the legendary pop artist’s death, a Long Beach woman has launched this week a virtual art gallery in memory of the late Steve Alan Kaufman, with the hopes of continuing the artist’s legacy of helping people in need. Steve Alan Kaufman, who signed his paintings as SAK, passed away due to heart complications on February 12, 2010, at the age of 49.

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