Drawn from childhood through art and drawing, keith haring integrates 18 years of Ivy School of Professional Art pittsburgh. Quickly tired of commercial art, he left the institution at the end the first year and enrolled at the School of Visual Arts in New York.
Immersed in the intellectual and artistic ferment of New York of the 1980s, Keith Haring will now use the city as a supporting creativity. Inspired by the graffiti covering the walls of the city, he will choose the unused billboards corridors of the New York subway to realize his drawings and make them visible to the greatest number. He quickly recognized in the middle pop art and the first exhibition of Keith Haring are very successful. Committed artist, Keith Haring like to make art accessible to all. In 1986, he opened the Pop Shop, a store derivatives which realizes the illustrations.
In 1988, he learned that he was infected with the AIDS virus. It will therefore use her fame to work by creating the Keith Haring Foundation, charged with assisting agencies against this disease.
Died at age 31 in 1990, Keith Haring remains, like his friend and mentor. One of the most emblematic artists of the pop art style.
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