26 September 2002
This Lot has no reserve
Kenny Scharf (b. 1958)
signed, titled and dated 'Kenny Scharf Fred Bird 82' (on the reverse)
acrylic on appliance (top section of washing/drying machine)
25 x 30 x 9 in. (63.5 x 76.2 x 22.8 cm.)
Executed in 1982
Acquired from the artist.
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