Keith Haring, ‘Keith Haring at Paul Maenz 1984’, 1984, Ephemera or Merchandise, Offset printed exhibition catalog, Lot 180
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Keith Haring at Paul Maenz 1984, 1984

Offset printed exhibition catalog
8 × 11 in
20.3 × 27.9 cm
.
$395
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Lot 180

Original Keith Haring at Paul Maenz Catalog, 1984. First edition: Rare vintage catalog produced …

Medium
Condition
Very good with the exception of some minor handling signs
Signature
Not signed
Frame
Not included
Series
Keith Haring body paint
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.

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Lot 180

Original Keith Haring at Paul Maenz Catalog, 1984. First edition: Rare vintage catalog produced during the artist’s lifetime. This well received 1984 Cologne show marked Haring’s 1st solo exhibition in Germany. Beautifully illustrated and in very nice condition. Quite scarce.

Approx 8 x 11 inches; 12 pages.
Printed …

Medium
Condition
Very good with the exception of some minor handling signs
Signature
Not signed
Frame
Not included
Series
Keith Haring body paint
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

Keith Haring at Paul Maenz 1984, 1984

Offset printed exhibition catalog
8 × 11 in
20.3 × 27.9 cm
.
$395
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: Free domestic, $60 rest of world
Locked
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