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Keith Haring, ‘Apocalypse No. 9’, 1988, Joseph Fine Art LONDON
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Keith Haring

Apocalypse No. 9, 1988

Screenprint on wove paper
38 × 38 in
96.5 × 96.5 cm
Edition of 90
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Joseph Fine Art LONDON
London

Framed, on display and available to view at Joseph Fine Art, LONDON

Framed, on display and available to view at Joseph Fine Art, LONDON

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Print
Signature
Signed and numbered in pencil
Keith Haring
American, 1958–1990
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Bridging the gap between the art world and the street, Keith Haring rose to prominence in the early 1980s with his graffiti drawings made in the subways and on the sidewalks of New York City. Combining the appeal of cartoons with the raw energy of Art Brut artists like Jean DuBuffet, Haring developed a distinct pop-graffiti aesthetic centered on fluid, bold outlines against a dense, rhythmic overspread of imagery like that of babies, barking dogs, flying saucers, hearts, and Mickey Mouse. In his subway drawings and murals, Haring explored themes of exploitation, subjugation, drug abuse, and rising fears of nuclear holocaust, which became increasingly apocalyptic after his AIDS diagnosis. Alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kenny Scharf, and Jenny Holzer, Haring is regarded as a leading figure in New York East Village Art scene in the 1970s and '80s.

Keith Haring, ‘Apocalypse No. 9’, 1988, Joseph Fine Art LONDON
Keith Haring, ‘Apocalypse No. 9’, 1988, Joseph Fine Art LONDON
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About the work
Joseph Fine Art LONDON
London

Framed, on display and available to view at Joseph Fine Art, LONDON

Framed, on display and available to view at Joseph Fine Art, LONDON

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed and numbered in pencil
Keith Haring
American, 1958–1990
Follow

Bridging the gap between the art world and the street, Keith Haring rose to prominence in the early 1980s with his graffiti drawings made in the subways and on the sidewalks of New York City. Combining the appeal of cartoons with the raw energy of Art Brut artists like Jean DuBuffet, Haring developed a distinct pop-graffiti aesthetic centered on fluid, bold outlines against a dense, rhythmic overspread of imagery like that of babies, barking dogs, flying saucers, hearts, and Mickey Mouse. In his subway drawings and murals, Haring explored themes of exploitation, subjugation, drug abuse, and rising fears of nuclear holocaust, which became increasingly apocalyptic after his AIDS diagnosis. Alongside Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kenny Scharf, and Jenny Holzer, Haring is regarded as a leading figure in New York East Village Art scene in the 1970s and '80s.

Keith Haring

Apocalypse No. 9, 1988

Screenprint on wove paper
38 × 38 in
96.5 × 96.5 cm
Edition of 90
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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