STEVE KAUFMAN | SETTECENTO
Steve Alan Kaufman (December 29, 1960 – February 12, 2010) was a great American pop artist and former
assistant to Andy Warhol, who gave Steve Kaufman the nickname “SAK” using the initials of Steve’s name.
Steve Kaufman in his day-to-day life embodied and delivered the true American pop art experience.
He painted iconic people, historical figures, and products significant in our daily lives. He was an
artistic journalist who commented on both history and current events with his art. Steve Kaufman
advanced the use of the serigraphy process, and was most widely recognised for his use of bright colours
and hand embellishments.