Art Brokerage: Ringo American Artist: The American artist Ringo was the assistant to Steve Kaufman (Steve was the assistant to Andy Warhol). Each has his own individual creativity. The talent is imense with all three of these icon pop artists. 22 year old Ringo has been with Steve Kaufman for many years. Ringo at an early age was part of Steve Kaufman's program Give Kids a Break. He is so determined, talented and promising that Steve Kaufman has made him his assistant.