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Keith Haring Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

American, 1958-1990

Keith Haring began experimenting with his bold, graphic lines and cartoon-inspired figures on the walls of New York City subway stations in the early 1980s. He called them his “laboratory,” places to develop a radical new aesthetic based on an ideology of creating truly democratic public art.

Haring’s paintings, prints and murals address the universal themes of death, love and sex, as well as contemporary issues he experienced personally, like the crack-cocaine and AIDS epidemics. They derive much of their impact from the powerful contrast between these serious subjects and the joyful, vibrant pictographic language he uses to express them, full of dancing figures, babies, barking dogs, hearts and rhythmic lines, as well as references to pop culture.

To make his art even more accessible, in 1986, Haring opened the Pop Shop in Soho. In a foreshadowing of today’s intermingling of art and fashion, the shop sold merchandise and novelty items featuring imagery by Haring and contemporaries like Kenny Scharf and Jean-Michel Basquiat. While his works sometimes included text, for the most part, he chose to communicate through drawing. 

“Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times,” Haring once declared. “It lives through magic.”

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U.F.O. and Dolphin
By Keith Haring
Located in New Orleans, LA
One of the most famous and influential artists of the contemporary age, Keith Haring made an indelible mark on the American art scene by bridging the gap between the world of high ar...
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20th Century Post-Modern Keith Haring Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Permanent Marker

SUBWAY DRAWING . White chalk on wall paper .
By Keith Haring
Located in CANNES, FR
" Subway drawing " By Keith Haring is a white Chalk on wall paper from New York Billboard . 105x70cm . Framed in box . 1980's . Vintage Work . provenance: - collection John Anders...
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1980s Pop Art Keith Haring Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Chalk

Keith Haring, Untitled, Black marker on white paper, United States, circa 1989
By Keith Haring
Located in Cote d' Azur, FR
Keith Haring, Untitled, Black marker on white paper, United States, circa 1989. Measures: Width 29.7 cm, Height 21 cm.
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1980s American Modern Keith Haring Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Permanent Marker

Radiant Angel
By Keith Haring
Located in New York, NY
UNIQUE Double-signed "Keith Haring", dated 1983 with copyright symbol © Thick permanent marker on paper Framed dimensions: 17 high x 19.5 wide inches Provenance available
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1980s Pop Art Keith Haring Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Permanent Marker, Archival Paper

Untitled (Soap Bowl)
By Keith Haring
Located in New York, NY
Collage and marker on manila envelope Unique Hand-signed and dated "K. Haring 84" upper right Provenance: Multiples Inc. NY, NY (founded by Marian Goodman) Ursula Kalish NY, NY ...
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1980s Pop Art Keith Haring Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Ink, Mixed Media

TV Man with Barking Dog
By Keith Haring
Located in New York, NY
Chalk on MTA craft paper Provenance: Private Collection, NY NY Before he was propelled into international art stardom—through a playful pop sensibility, signature thick blac...
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1980s Pop Art Keith Haring Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Chalk

Untitled
By Keith Haring
Located in New York, NY
Authenticated by the Keith Haring Studio/Estate Framed dimensions: 47" high x 104" wide
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1970s Pop Art Keith Haring Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Paper, Sumi Ink

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Self-Portrait (Penis), Original Pencil drawing by Keith Haring
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