DECEMBER 29, 1960 - FEBRUARY 12, 2010
On February 12, 2010, the world lost Steve Alan Kaufman (SAK), one of the greatest American pop artists and former assistant to Andy Warhol. Steve Kaufman’s heart, activism, popularity, and humanitarianism were legendary. His art found its way into the homes and hearts of so many, capturing the true American pop art experience.After serving as a young assistant to Andy Warhol, Steve Kaufman left The Factory at the end of the 1980s to continue his path of reinterpreting and refining the typical techniques of pop art. Steve Kaufman created his own style through the process of hand embellishment, giving life to his famous "icons" that appealed to audiences worldwide.Steve Kaufman painted such timeless pieces such as: Coca-Cola, Marilyn Monroe, Mozart, Beethoven, The Wizard of Oz, Muhammad Ali, his money series, and his paintings of famous singers, actors, and icons.
Learn more about Steve Kaufman by clicking here to visit the American Pop Art, Inc. website. You may also visit Steve Kaufman's legacy website by clicking here.