Known for his bold graphic style and playful sense of humour, Keith Haring is one of the most influential and adored artists of the 20th century. As well as an impressive oeuvre of paintings, Haring produced a number of advertising campaigns, toys, prints […]
Influenced by his study of Semiotics at the New School, Keith Haring filled his work with signs and symbols in order to create a pictorial language that was both deeply personal and easily accessible to the general public who first encountered his drawings […]
Dedicated to the democratisation of art and creating art for the people, Keith Haring’s brightly coloured figures and symbols are recognised across the world – his radiant baby, the barking dog, the dancing figures, the three-eyed smiling monster. […]
Emerging from the New York City street art scene of the 1980s, Keith Haring very quickly shot to international fame with his trademark pop-graffiti style. Catapulted into a career that would see him befriending stars like Andy Warhol, Grace Jones, Yoko […]
What was Keith Haring’s first painting?
It’s difficult to pinpoint Keith Haring’s first work, since the graffiti artist used New York’s streets and subways to create his initial murals, tags and paintings in the early 1980s. A lot of the images […]
With his vibrant, street art-inspired style, Keith Haring is among the most recognisable and influential artists of the 20th century. Having just enjoyed his first solo UK exhibition at Tate Liverpool in 2019, the market for the artist is as strong […]
Famous for his bold black-outlined figures and joyful primary colours, Keith Haring believed art was for the people. As well as producing high profile works of street art on the Berlin Wall and billboards for Times Square, Haring was also known for drawing […]