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    Jörg Schellmann, ed., Forty Are Better Than One, Munich/New York, 2009, pp. 141-143

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    Keith Haring, 'Dog', Lot 39

    Evening & Day Editions, 23 January 2020

  • Artist Bio

    Keith Haring

    American • 1958 - 1990

    Haring's art and life typified youthful exuberance and fearlessness. While seemingly playful and transparent, Haring dealt with weighty subjects such as death, sex and war, enabling subtle and multiple interpretations. 



    Throughout his tragically brief career, Haring refined a visual language of symbols, which he called icons, the origins of which began with his trademark linear style scrawled in white chalk on the black unused advertising spaces in subway stations. Haring developed and disseminated these icons far and wide, in his vibrant and dynamic style, from public murals and paintings to t-shirts and Swatch watches. His art bridged high and low, erasing the distinctions between rarefied art, political activism and popular culture. 

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39

Dog

1986
Plywood painted in yellow enamel with screenprint in black.
128 x 96 x 4 cm (50 3/8 x 37 3/4 x 1 5/8 in.)
Signed, dated and numbered 6/10 in black felt-tip pen on the accompanying metal plaque (the total edition was 35 including 15 white on black, 10 red on black, 7 artist's proofs and 3 unique colour variant trial proofs), published by Edition Schellmann, Munich and New York.

Estimate
£200,000 - 300,000 

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Rebecca Tooby-Desmond
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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 23 January 2020