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Haring portrait of JFK Jr – 1983

Although the label said JFK Jr, this feels to me like a self-portrait with swirly glasses. Untitled (portrait of JFK Jr) 1983 – Acrylic on vinyl tarpaulin click for larger view I love the quality of the acrylic on black … Continue reading

19. August 2013 by benjamin
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Keith does Michelangelo – 1984

Marriage of Heaven and Hell, 1984, acrylic on canvas Haring’s work is full of the simplicity of good and evil: forever battling and intermingled, but always clearly delimited. As clear as an X across your face.

18. August 2013 by benjamin
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My Haring Dance Dog VIDEO

An example of an image that can work at any scale, from lapel pin to mega sculpture. That is one of the qualities of the icons that Keith Haring paints, and of icons in general. +++ Click to see MY … Continue reading

18. August 2013 by benjamin
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Keith = Hieronymus + Seuss

Sometimes Keith Haring is the guy who combines Hieronymus Bosch & Dr Seuss. +++ Haring evokes Bosch‘s infernal tableaux in this untitled 1986 mural that hung above a bar in San Francisco. But the style and characters in this mural … Continue reading

18. August 2013 by benjamin
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