EditionedArt artists Kenny Scharf, Judy Pfaff, Thomas Nozkowski and Ida Applebroog were featured in Phillips de Pury & company’s sale on theme titled “80s” on December 17th 2010.
The 1980s is the decade that ushered in such pop-culture milestones as MTV, graffiti fever, Apple computers and power dressing, contemporary art reflected the electric buzz and vibrancy that typified the era’s music, street-culture, technology and fashion. The pieces in 80s sale are aimed to show not only how the 80s have influenced contemporary art but how contemporary art has changed the way we see art from this pivotal moment in cultural production.
Here are the six lots by Kenny Scharf and Ida Applebroog sold in 80s Sale.
1. Lot #46. Kenny Scharf
_Acrylic and Day-Glo on canvas. 94 x 170 inches.
Three faces of Jackie; and Obglob, 1997 and 1998.
Two screenprints in colors.
Jackie: 32 1/2 x 40 inches; Obglob: 29 1/8 x 40 1/8 inches.
Both signed and numbered 125/150 and 137/150 both unframed.
_ Lithograph in colors. 22 1/4 x 30 inches.
_Signed, dated. Edition: PP (the edition was 70)