Keith Haring, ‘Coloring Book (Two plates on one sheet) - Framed’, 1986, Alpha 137: Prints & Exhibition Ephemera V
Keith Haring, ‘Coloring Book (Two plates on one sheet) - Framed’, 1986, Alpha 137: Prints & Exhibition Ephemera V

This vintage limited edition offset lithograph published by Keith Haring was based upon original drawings he did in the same scale as this print. It is from the 1985 coloring book designed by Keith Haring, published in a limited edition of only 300. Framed and ready to hang. Excellent condition. Makes a lovely gift for a child, or addition to a child's room. But grown ups love these too! As the original print was from a two-sided coloring book, the verso of the frame reveals another lithograph on the back -- very cool and fun - so it's actually two plates or one two sided sheet! Framed in a bright red wood frame and ready to hang.
--Courtesy of Alpha 137

Publisher: De Harmonie Amsterdam, in arrangement with Keith Haring

Keith Haring Coloring Book

About Keith Haring

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.

American, 1958-1990, Reading, Pennsylvania, based in New York, New York