Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide
Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide (credit: Tseng Kwong Chi / Photo © Muna Tseng Dang Projects, Inc.)

Greenwich Entertainment released the official trailer for the documentary film Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide. set to open in theaters and on digital platforms on June 25.

The feature directorial debut of Malia Scharf and Max Basch and 11 years in the making, Kenny Scharf: When Worlds Collide features interviews and rare archival footage with the artist himself along with Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Ed Ruscha, Dennis Hopper, Yoko Ono, Kaws, Marilyn Minter, and Jeffrey Deitch.

The documentary shows Scharf’s New York City arrival in the early 1980s where he quickly befriended Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. There, amongst the fervent creative bustle of a depressed downtown scene, the trio would soon take the art world by storm. While Basquiat and Haring both died tragically young, Scharf lived through cataclysmic shifts in New York City and the art world. Despite setbacks along the way, Scharf continues to follow his particular high-tone, technicolor artistic vision while growing public and critical appreciation for his earlier work has cemented his place as a pop art icon.

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