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Keith Haring

Pop Shop IV, 1989

Screenprint in colours, on wove paper
13 1/2 × 16 1/2 in
34.3 × 41.9 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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London
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London

One of twenty hors commerce impressions aside the edition of 200 (plus 25 AP)

Image: 28.6 x 37.1 cm …

Medium
Print
Condition
In excellent condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, dated and numbered in pencil, with the iguana blindstamp
Frame
Included
Publisher
Martin Lawrence Editions Ltd., New York
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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One of twenty hors commerce impressions aside the edition of 200 (plus 25 AP)

Image: 28.6 x 37.1 cm (11.3 x 14.6 in)

Medium
Print
Condition
In excellent condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed, dated and numbered in pencil, with the iguana blindstamp
Frame
Included
Publisher
Martin Lawrence Editions Ltd., New York
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

Pop Shop IV, 1989

Screenprint in colours, on wove paper
13 1/2 × 16 1/2 in
34.3 × 41.9 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
London
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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