Kenny Scharf x Maria Brito
Maria chose to collaborate with legendary artist Kenny Scharf in her first capsule collection. Kenny isn’t only a constant source of inspiration to Maria, but also an artist whose work is collected by Maria and her clients. Additionally, Kenny is featured in Maria’s book
About Kenny Scharf
Kenny received his B.F.A. with a major in painting from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He rose to prominence alongside his friends and contemporaries Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring in the East Village art scene of the 1980s. With a career that spans more than 30 years, his paintings, sculptures and installations incorporate imagery from advertisements, cartoons and classic Americana into exuberant compositions with an underlying subversive edge. Kenny’s work can be found in the permanent collections of The Guggenheim Museum in New York City, The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City, The Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach, The Brant Foundation in Greenwich, Connecticut, the Museu De Arte Moderna in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, The Museum Of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art and many more. He lives and works in Los Angeles and New York City.