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POP SHOP COLLECTION- Patches, Pins, and "POP SHOP Puffy Magnets", 1980's, RARE

1.) "POP SHOP Puffy Magnets", 1985, Set of 6 with Original Unopened Packaging, executed for the Keith Haring Pop Shop NYC, made in USA, with original, unopened package, magnets vary in size, averaging about 3 in. …

Medium
Condition
Magnets in perfect condition, packaging has a crease never opened, slight fading to blue paper (see pics).
Signature
Not signed, not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Frame
Not included

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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POP SHOP COLLECTION- Patches, Pins, and Puffy Magnets, 1980's, RARE, 1980's

Plastic, cloth
22 × 7 1/2 in
55.9 × 19.1 cm
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$450
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POP SHOP COLLECTION- Patches, Pins, and "POP SHOP Puffy Magnets", 1980's, RARE

1.) …

Medium
Condition
Magnets in perfect condition, packaging has a crease never opened, slight fading to blue paper (see pics).
Signature
Not signed, not signed
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Frame
Not included

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)
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