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Lot 180

Keith Haring Record Art 1983:
David BOWIE "Without You" A Rare Highly Sought After Vinyl Art Cover featuring Original Artwork by Keith Haring.

Year: 1983.

Medium: Off-Set Lithograph on vinyl record album cover.

Dimensions: 7 x 7 inches.

Cover: A fine impression in very good vintage condition. Rare as such.

Medium
Condition
Very good overall condition
Signature
Printed signature lower left
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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Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2020
BOWIE: From Major Tom to Major ArcanaMasterpiece Art
2018
David Bowie isBrooklyn Museum
2013
David Bowie isArt Gallery of Ontario (AGO)
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Rare Original Keith Haring Vinyl Record Art (Haring David Bowie), 1983

Offset lithograph on vinyl record album sleeve
7 × 7 in
17.8 × 17.8 cm
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$265
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Lot 180

Keith Haring Record Art 1983:
David BOWIE "Without You" A Rare Highly Sought After Vinyl …

Medium
Condition
Very good overall condition
Signature
Printed signature lower left
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)
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
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