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Keith Haring

<b>Keith Haring</b>
<i>Brazil</i>, 1989
acrylic and enamel on canvas
72 x 72 inches (182.9 x 182.9 cm.)
Keith Haring
Brazil, 1989
acrylic and enamel on canvas
72 x 72 inches (182.9 x 182.9 cm.)
<b>Keith Haring</b>
<i>Untitled</i>, 1983
acrylic on vinyl tarpaulin
72 x 72 inches (182.9 x 182.9 cm.)
Keith Haring
Untitled, 1983
acrylic on vinyl tarpaulin
72 x 72 inches (182.9 x 182.9 cm.)
<b>Keith Haring</b>
<i>Untitled (Two Dancing Figures)</i>, 1989
painted aluminum
18 x 24 x 17 inches (45.7 x 61 x 43.2 cm.)
Keith Haring
Untitled (Two Dancing Figures), 1989
painted aluminum
18 x 24 x 17 inches (45.7 x 61 x 43.2 cm.)
<b>Keith Haring</b>
<i>Untitled (June 1, 1984)</i>, 1984
acrylic on canvas
94 x 94 inches (238.8 x 238.8 cm.)
Keith Haring
Untitled (June 1, 1984), 1984
acrylic on canvas
94 x 94 inches (238.8 x 238.8 cm.)
<b>Keith Haring</b>
<i>Untitled (Glowing Dog)</i>, January 16, 1981
ink on vellum
41.5 x 50.5 inches (105.4 x 128.3 cm.)
Keith Haring
Untitled (Glowing Dog), January 16, 1981
ink on vellum
41.5 x 50.5 inches (105.4 x 128.3 cm.)
<b>Keith Haring</b>
<i>Untitled (Vase)</i>, 1981
enamel and Magic marker on fiberglass
40 x 25 x 25 inches (101.6 x 63.5 x 63.5 cm.)
Keith Haring
Untitled (Vase), 1981
enamel and Magic marker on fiberglass
40 x 25 x 25 inches (101.6 x 63.5 x 63.5 cm.)
<b>Keith Haring</b>
<i>Untitled(Self-portrait)</i>, 1985
acrylic on canvas
48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm.)
Keith Haring
Untitled(Self-portrait), 1985
acrylic on canvas
48 x 48 inches (121.9 x 121.9 cm.)

Biography

Keith Haring
(1958-1990)

Keith Haring was born in Kutztown, Pennsylvania in 1958 and moved to New York City in 1976 to study at the School of Visual Arts. In New York, Haring developed his trademark, graffiti-inspired style that has become integral in contemporary, popular culture. During the 1980s, he found a space for expression in the New York subways, where he created marker drawings on walls and advertisements. These drawings would eventually evolve into paintings, large-scale murals and varied art objects in which interlocking, cartoon-style figures would interact in often fantastic fashion. Haring’s involvement in the New York club culture of the 1970s and 1980s deeply influenced his work, providing him with motifs and imagery from contemporary life that he included throughout his bold, colorful compositions. Haring further blended the boundaries between high and low art when he opened The Pop Shop, where he sold multiple products with what became popular motifs. After he was diagnosed with AIDS in the latter part of the 80s, Haring's work became a politically charged vehicle used to promote awareness.

Before his death in 1990, Keith Haring exhibited extensively throughout the United States and Europe. Recent solo exhibitions were held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Lyon, France in 2008, and at the Fundacion Caixa Galicia in Ferrol, Spain in 2007. He also had exhibitions in major institutions such as the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam, and the Kunsthalle in Cologne. In 2008 after ten years of research Rizzoli published a comprehensive monograph of Haring’s work, which is closely based on the concept the artist himself wanted to publish before his death.


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
Keith Haring: Heaven and Hell, Skarstedt, New York
Keith Haring: Multiplexism, Nakamura Keith Haring Collection, Kobuchizawa, Japan

2014
Keith Haring: The Political Line, The de Young Museum, San Francisco, California. Traveled to Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich, Germany
Gladstone Gallery, New York
Galerie Laurent Strouk, Paris, France
Pace Prints, New York

2013
Languages, Fales Library, New York
The Political Line Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
The Political Line/Grands Formats, Le Centquatre, Paris, France

2012
Keith Haring: 1978-1982, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
Galeria de Art del Centro de Extension de la Pontifica Universidad Catholica de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Keith Haring Blueprints, Pace Prints Chelsea, New York
Vitrine Rotation, New York Historical Society, New York
Murale di Milwaukee, Sala dei Porti, nel percorso di visita degli Appartamenti settecenteschi di Palazzo Reale , Caserta, Italy

2011
Keith Haring 1978-1982, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
The Hieroglyphics of Keith Haring, Musee en Herbe, Paris, France
Gladstone Gallery, New York
Pace Prints, New York
Keith Haring: Subway Drawings, Arcadia University, Glenside, Pennsylvania

2010
Keith Haring: A New Dimension, Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
The Keith Haring Show, SOMA Museum of Arts, Seoul, Korea
Keith Haring: 20th Anniversary, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York
Keith Haring Editions on Paper, Caixa Cultural, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Keith Haring Editions on Paper, Caixa Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Keith Haring: Pop Art Superstar, Lotte Art Center, Busan, South Korea
Keith Haring: Pop Art Superstar, Sangrok Museum Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, South Korea
Institut d'Art Contemporain in Villeurbanne, Villeurbanne, France

2009
Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Vecchiato Gallery, Milan, Italy
Vecchiato Gallery, Padua, Italy
The Keith Haring Show, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Mons, Belgium
Kunsthalle Weishaupt, Ulm, Germany
Keith Haring: Print Retrospective 1982 - 1990, Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery of Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana

2008

Keith Haring: Drawings, Paintings and Sculptures, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
Keith Haring Retrospective, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France. Traveled to Ludwigmuseum, Budapest, Hungary
Keith Haring Houston Street & Bowery Mural recreation, Deitch Projects, New York
The Ten Commandments, Deitch Projects, 4-40 44th Dr, Long Island City, New York
Against All Odds: Keith Haring in the Rubell Family Collection (View Selected Works), Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California
Keith Haring, Two Sculptures (View Selected Works), UNAIDS, Geneva, Switzerland
Galerie Laurent Strouk, Paris, France

2007

Keith Haring: Editions on Paper, Egon Schiele Centrum, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Keith Haring: The Living Line, Ludwigmuseum, Koblenz, Germany

Keith Haring: Works from the Navarra Collection, Galerie de lIndependence and Parc Heintz Fondation, Dexia, Luxembourg

Complete Editions on Paper, Fundacion Caixa Galicia, Ferrol, Spain

Keith Haring: The Milwaukee Mural, Serrone della Villa Reale, Monza, Italy

Keith Haring - Untitled (Acrobats), 1986, Katonah Museum of Art, South Lawn, Katonah, New York

2006

Keith Haring: Journey of the Radiant Baby, Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania
Mass Production: Artists’ Multiples and the Marketplace, Emily Davis Gallery of Myers School of Art, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
Editions on Paper, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Keith Haring: Art and Commerce, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida
Keith Haring: POP Haring - Symbols and Icons Editions on paper from the Estate of Keith Haring, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore

Keith Haring: Paintings, Sculpture, Objects and Drawings, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Against All Odds, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida
Complete Editions on Paper, Centro Cultural Montehermoso Depsito de Aguas, Vitoria, Spain, Fundacion Caixa Galicia, Ferrol, Spain

Keith Haring: Monumental Sculptures, Poppy & Pierre Salinger Foundation, Le Thor, France

Keith Haring Drawings, Alona Kagan Gallery, New York
Keith Haring - Early Drawings, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, United Kingdom

Galerie Jerome de Noirmont, Paris, France

Keith Haring Prints, Memo-art Galeria, Budapest, Hungary

2005

Alpen-Adria Galerie, Klagenfurt, Austria

Keith Haring Sculptures, Deitch Projects, New York
Keith Haring, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, United Kingdom

Galleria Salvatore Ala, Milan, Italy

Keith Haring: Urban Memory, Fundacion ICO, Madrid, Spain

Five Keith Haring Sculptures, Somerset House, London, United Kingdom

Three Keith Haring Sculptures, Lever House, New York 

The Keith Haring Show (View Selected Works), La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

Editions on Paper, Fundacion Canal, Madrid, Spain

Keith Haring: Coloring Book Drawings, Briggs-Robinson Gallery, New York
L'Art a la Plage #4: Keith Haring, Galerie Enrico Navarra in cooperation with Galerie Jerome de Noirmont, St Tropez, France

2004

Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal; Alte Rathaus, Prien am Chiemsee, Germany

The Characters of Keith Haring,Children's Museum of the Arts, New York
Photos from the Archives: the Artist at Work, Pop Shop, New York
Keith Haring: New Wave Aztec, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Alona Kagan Gallery, New York

2003

Keith Haring: Short Message. Posters 1982-1990, Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany; Kunstmuseum, Heidenheim, Germany; Kunsthaus, Kaufbeuren, Germany

Pop Figuration, Deitch Projects, New York
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Four Sculptures, American Academy, Rome, Italy

Two Sculptures, Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy
Haring Drawings, Culturgest, Porto, Portugal

Kagan-Martos Gallery, New York
Centro Cutural Banco do Brasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil, CCBB, Brasilia, Brazil

2002

Arario Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Keith Haring: Heaven and Hell, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Keith Haring: Tarps,Van de Weghe Gallery, New York
Sex Show, Galerie Jerome de Noirmont, Paris, France

Keith Haring: Short Message. Posters 1982-1990, Versicherungskammer Bayern, Munich, Germany

2001

Keith Haring Sculptures, Rome, Italy

The 10 Commandments, Wapping Power Station, London, United Kingdom
Castello Ursino, Catania, Sicily, Italy

Keith Haring: Heaven and Hell, Museum fur Neue Kunst/ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, Georgetown, Grand Cayman

Paradise Garage, Deitch Projects, New York

2000

Keith Haring: the SVA Years, School of Visual Arts, New York
Isetan Museum, Tokyo, Japan, Sapporo City Museum of Modern Art, Hokkaido, Japan, Niitsu City Museum, Niigata, Japan, Amos Anderson Museum, Helsinki, Finland

Keith Haring: Sculptures on the Kurfürstendamm, Berlin Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany

Chiostro del Bramante, Rome, Italy

Keith Haring Sculptures, Rome, Italy

1999

Eki Museum, Kyoto, Japan, Kurashiki City Museum, Kurashiki, Japan, Iwaki City Museum, Iwaki, Japan, Isetan Museum, Tokyo, Japan

Keith Haring Sculptures, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, California; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Illinois
Keith Haring: A Retrospective, City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

Galerie Jerome de Noirmont, Paris, France

Musee Maillol, Paris, France

Katonah Art Museum, Katonah, New York
Peter Gwyther Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Casino Knokke, Knokke, Belgium

Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona
Deitch Projects, New York
Keith Haring in Pisa, Palazzo Lanfranchi, Pisa, Italy

1998

Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

Wetterling Teo Gallery, Singapore

Keith Haring: A Retrospective, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California; Musee des Beaux-Arts, Montreal, Canada

Complete Editions on Paper, Museum Moderner Kunst, Passau, Germany; Quartier 206, Berlin, Germany

Dorothy Blau Gallery, Miami, Florida
Keith Haring in San Francisco, Installation of 10 sculptures in San Francisco, sponsored by the San Francisco Art Commission; San Francisco, California
Keith Haring in West Hollywood, Installation of 10 sculptures along the Santa Monica Boulevard median, sponsored by the City of West Hollywood; West Hollywood, California
Tasende Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1997

Complete Editions on Paper, Kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany, Historisches Museum der Pfalz-Speyer, Speyer, Germany, Kunsthalle, Dresden, Germany

Keith Haring: A Retrospective, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Keith Haring on Park Avenue, Installation of 13 sculptures on the Park Avenue Malls between 53rd and 74th Streets, sponsored by the Public Art Fund, New York
Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Seagram Gallery, New York
Keith Haring: Blurred Boundaries, Lobby Gallery, 717 Fifth Avenue, New York

1996

Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York
Complete Editions on Paper, Museum Bochum, Leipzig, Germany; Museum der Bildenden, Leipzig, Germany

The 10 Commandments, Bruderkirche and Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

Dorothy Blau, Miami, Florida
Keith Haring: A Retrospective, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

1995

Keith Haring Altarpiece, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, California, Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis, Missouri
Keith Haring: A Retrospective, Fundacion La Caixa, Madrid, Spain, Kunsthaus Wien, Vienna, Austria

Keith Haring: Works on Paper 1989, Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York
Hans Mayer Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria

Keith Haring: Family and Friends Collect, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania

1994

Keith Haring, curated by Germano Celant, Castellodi Rivoli, Turin, Italy; Malmo Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden; Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York

1993

Queens Museum, Queens, New York
DIA Art Foundation, Bridgehampton, New York
Complete Editions on Paper, Galerie Littmann, Basel, Switzerland, Galerie der Stadt, Stuttgart, Germany, Aktionsforum, Munich, Germany

Keith Haring: A Retrospective, Mitsukoshi Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Galerie Nikolaus Sonne, Berlin, Germany

Musee de Louvain-la-Neuve, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Michael Fuchs Gallery, Berlin, Germany

1992

Gallery 56, Budapest, Hungary

Tabula Gallery, Tubingen, Germany

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York

1991

Hete Hunermann Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

Keith Haring: Future Primeval,v University Galleries, Normal, Illinois; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida; Museum of Modern Art, Ostend, Belgium

"Haring, Disney, Warhol,
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington; The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts
Dante Park, Lincoln Center, New York
Chase Manhattan Bank, Soho Branch, New York
Erika Meyerovich Gallery, San Francisco, California
Molinar Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Steffanoni Gallery, Milan, Italy

1990

Galerie La Poche, Paris, France

Charles Lucien Gallery, New York
Philip Samuels Fine Art, St. Louis, Missouri
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Keith Haring: Future Primeval, Queens Museum, Queens, New York
Galerie Nikolaus Sonne, Berlin, Germany

Richard Nadeau Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gallery 56, Geneva, Switzerland

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York

1989

Gallery 121, Antwerp, Belgium

Casa Sin Nombre, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia
Galerie Hete Hunermann, Dusseldorf, Germany

1988

Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Hans Mayer Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Hokin Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, Florida

1987

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Galerie Kaj Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland

Gallery 121, Antwerp, Belgium

Casino Knokke, Knokke, Belgium

Kutztown New Arts Program, Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Galerie Rivolta, Lausanne, Switzerland

1986

Dag Hammarskjold Plaza Sculpture Garden, New York
Art in the Park, Whitney Museum of American Art, Stamford, Connecticut
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Vienna Festival, Vienna, Austria

1985

Schellmann & Kluser, Munich, West Germany

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, France

1984

University Museum of Iowa City, Iowa City, Iowa
Paul Maenz Gallery, Cologne, West Germany
Keith Haring: Milan 1984, with LA II; Salvatore Ala Gallery, Milan, Italy

Paradise Garage, New York
Galerie Corinne Hummel, Basel, Switzerland
Semaphore East, New York

1983

Fun Gallery, New York
Galerie Watari, Tokyo, Japan

Lucio Amelio Gallery, Naples, Italy

Matrix 75, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
Robert Fraser Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1982

Rotterdam Arts Council, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York

1981

Hal Bromm Gallery, New York

1980

Westbeth Painters Space, New York
P.S. 122, New York
Club 57, New York

1978

Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, Connecticut
Broad Art Foundation, Los Angeles, California
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York City
Chase Manhattan Bank Collection, New York City
Citygardens, St. Louis, Missouri
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio
Emily Fisher Landau Foundation, New York City
Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, California
Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida
Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, Florida
The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Bass Museum of Art, Miami, Florida
The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut
The Denver Art Museum, Colorado
The John and Mildred Putnam Sculpture Collection: Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio
The Museum of Modern Art, New York City
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Albertina Collection, Vienna, Austria
Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria
Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz, Austria
Palais Razumovsky Collection, Vienna, Austria
Verbeke Foundation, Stekene, Belgium
CAPC Musee de l’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Eglise St Eustache, Paris, France
Musee d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Nice, France
Musee de l’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Kunsthalle Weishaupt, Ulm, Germany
Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany
Marx Collection, Berlin, Germany
Neues Museum Weimar, Germany
ZKM/Museum fur Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany
Groninger Museum, Groningen, Holland
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Holland
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland
Ludwig Collection, Budapest, Hungary
François Pinault Collection, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden
Fondation Edelman, Lausanne, Switzerland
HausBill, Zumikon, Switzerland
Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Geneva, Switzerland
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Benesse House, Naoshima, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Nakamura Keith Haring Collection, Kobuchizawa, Japan
The Museum of Art, Kochi, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia