About the Artwork

Steve Kaufman, also known as "SAK," was a famous pop artist and one of Andy Warhol's former assistants. Kaufman's works were known for their vibrant colors and bold imagery, often featuring iconic figures from pop culture. However, Kaufman had another passion beyond his art: motorcycles. He was an avid collector of vintage bikes and even used them as subjects for some of his paintings.

Bob and Steve Kaufman at the 2003 Glendale Loveride. Harley Davidson

Kaufman's love for motorcycles began in his early childhood. He grew up in the Bronx, New York, and would often go to the local motorcycle dealership just to look at the bikes. As he got older and more successful as an artist, Kaufman began to collect motorcycles himself. He owned several vintage Harley-Davidsons, as well as a custom-made chopper that he designed himself.

Kaufman's motorcycles also played a role in his art. He would often incorporate them into his paintings, using them as a symbol of freedom and rebellion. Some of his most famous works feature motorcycle imagery, such as his "Harley-Davidson" series and his "Easy Rider" series, which pays homage to the classic 1969 road movie.

Despite his success as an artist and his love for motorcycles, Kaufman's life was cut short. He passed away in 2010 at the age of 49 due to cardiac issues. However, his legacy lives on through his artwork and his passion for motorcycles.

In conclusion, Steve Kaufman was a pop artist who made a significant impact on the art world. However, his love for motorcycles was also a big part of who he was. Kaufman's motorcycles were not only a personal passion but also a source of inspiration for his art. His legacy continues to inspire both art lovers and motorcycle enthusiasts alike, and his unique blend of creativity and rebellion is sure to remain relevant for years to come.

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Size: 38" x 38"

Technique: Oil Paint on Canvas

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About the author

Bob Womack is best known for working with the famous artist Andy Warhols' apprentice Steve Kaufman. Bob has created thousands of original Pop Art paintings with Steven Kaufman in their famous Rawsak Studios located in Hollywood California.

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