Keith Haring, ‘Montreux Jazz Festival, Original screen-print poster ’, 1983, Leonards Art
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Keith Haring

Montreux Jazz Festival, Original screen-print poster , 1983

Heavy paper
39 1/4 × 25 1/2 in
99.7 × 64.8 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
£495
Location
Palma, London
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About the work
Provenance
Leonards Art
Palma, London

work is framed and in very good condition

Medium
Posters
Condition
Work is in very good condition
Signature
Plate signed on lower right
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
Publisher
Albin Uldry Bern
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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About the work
Provenance
Leonards Art
Palma, London

work is framed and in very good condition

Medium
Posters
Condition
Work is in very good condition
Signature
Plate signed on lower right
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Included
Publisher
Albin Uldry Bern
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

Montreux Jazz Festival, Original screen-print poster , 1983

Heavy paper
39 1/4 × 25 1/2 in
99.7 × 64.8 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
£495
Location
Palma, London
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