Untitled (Pop Shop Quad VI)

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    Klaus Littmann, p. 143

  • 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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Untitled (Pop Shop Quad VI)

1989/1997
Screenprint in colours, on wove paper, with full margins.
I. overall 63.8 x 79 cm (25 1/8 x 31 1/8 in.)
S. 68.7 x 83.8 cm (27 x 32 7/8 in.)

Signed by Julia Gruen (Executor for the Keith Haring Estate), dated '10/6/97' and numbered 3/75 in pencil on the Estate stamp on the reverse, published by Martin Lawrence Limited Editions, New York, with an Iguana blindstamp, framed.

Estimate
£12,000 - 18,000 

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 12 September 2019