Beginning his career as Andy Warhol’s assistant, Steve Kaufman became a pop art legend in his own right. His paintings have found their way into the homes and hearts of so many, capturing the true American pop art experience. Delving into both historical and contemporary themes, the wide range of subjects he painted - Icons of the past and present - reach fans of all ages and demographics.
Steve was an activist and a generous humanitarian. In all, he aided more than 1,500 charities during his lifetime, including the one he started and ran, GIVE KIDS A BREAK. This program that took kids straight from jail and off the street from gangs and gave them jobs in his studio.
His art lives in museums and galleries and continues to be embraced by by countless fans around the world.