Item description for Keith Haring, 1958-1990: Life for Art (Taschen Basic Art) by Alexandra Kolossa...
By the time of his death from AIDS at the age of 31, Keith Haring (1958-1990) was already a wildly successful and popular artist. Haring's original and instantly recognizable style, full of thick black lines, bold colors, and graffiti-inspired cartoon-like figures, won him the appreciation of both the art world and the general public; his work appeared simultaneously on T-shirts, gallery walls, and public murals. In 1986, Haring founded Pop Shop, a boutique in New York's SoHo selling Haring-designed memorabilia, to benefit charities and help bring his work closer to the public and especially street kids, with whom he never lost contact.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 7.5" Height: 9" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date Dec 2, 2004
ISBN 382283145X ISBN13 9783822831458