Steve Kaufman

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Birthday
29, 1960
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 12, 2010 (49)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
29, 1960
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Feb 12, 2010 (49)

About

American artist, sculptor and filmmaker most widely remembered for being an assistant to influential artist Andy Warhol. During his career, he became known for his depictions of pop culture icons like Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley and Muhammad Ali.

Before Fame

He held his first art show at age eight at a Jewish temple in his home town of The Bronx.

Trivia

He created the graphics for the long-running sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.

Family Life

His mother was a painter and his father passed away when he was four years old.

Associated With

He was friends with artists like Jean-Michel Basquiat at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.