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Kenny Scharf Barberadise Collection Features the Jetsons and Flinstones

 - Sep 16, 2009   Updated: Jun 22 2011
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Kenny Scharf’s Barberadise exhibition is a flashback straight from my childhood. The colorful collection of paintings features familiar-looking scenes from two families from very different eras - The Jetsons and The Flinstones.

According to, Barberadse "implies a utopian world that is at once nostalgically comic and vibrantly cosmic." Even if you are not an art buff, Kenny Scharf is sure to bring you a sense of nostalgia

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