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ARTETRAMA
Madrid

5 color silkscreen on paper, printed by Serigraphie Uldry Bern, Switzerland.

Pioneer of the Street art, Keith Haring achieved a well deserved international reputation during the eighties. His bold line cartoon-like figures, inpired by the art Brut, are an icon of Pop Art. The aesthetic created by Haring is an …

Medium
Condition
In mint conditions.
Signature
Stamped by artist's estate
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Serigraphie Uldry Bern, Switzerland

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.

High auction record
$6.5m, Sotheby's, 2017
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2019
Keith Haring - Party of Life / GenevaOpera Gallery
Keith HaringCentre for Fine Arts (BOZAR)
2014
Keith Haring: The Political Linede Young Museum
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Montreux, 1983 (Green), 1983

Screen print on paper
39 2/5 × 27 3/5 in
100 × 70 cm
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Madrid
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A
ARTETRAMA
Madrid

5 color silkscreen on paper, printed by Serigraphie Uldry Bern, Switzerland.

Pioneer of the Street …

Medium
Condition
In mint conditions.
Signature
Stamped by artist's estate
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Serigraphie Uldry Bern, Switzerland

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.

High auction record
$6.5m, Sotheby's, 2017
Blue-chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Other works by Keith Haring
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