Tag: Nassau County Museum of Art
Kenny Scharf is the last living member of the most famous trio of street artists ever to come out of the East Village scene in the '80s which included him, Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose works are also on display in this historic show now in its final weeks. This psychedelic phantasmagoria of found objects ranging from a mirrored disco ball to a 45-turntable to hollowed out TV sets, electric guitars, dinosaur toys, plastic robots and so much more—all spray-painted luxuriantly with Day-Glo fluorescent colors and lit by black lights—has to be experienced at least once to be believed.
“We had a very tough winter,” says Perrell, “and I thought a show like this would be a breath of fresh air.”
What follows is an arbitrary assortment of some of the more interesting offerings in the art and cultural scene on Long Island.
The bold and artistic movement that made NYC the center of the art world in the '50s and '60s makes a big splash in Nassau.