25 June 2004
Keith Haring (1958-1990)
signed, inscribed and dated 'K. Haring Sept. 7-86 N.Y.C.' (on the reverse)
acrylic and oil on canvas
96 x 96in. (243.8 x 243.8cm.)
Painted in 1986
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York.
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris.
Collection Otto Hahn, Paris.
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S. Caley, 'Keith Haring - In 1981, Artists Knew What They Were Working Against', in Flash Art, no. 153, Summer 1990 (illustrated in colour, p. 129).
G. Celant, Keith Haring, Munich 1992, no. 6 (illustrated, p. 13).
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On 6 and 7 of December Christie’s will offer almost 400 lots from a collection that includes works by Hals, Van Dyck, Leyster, Snyders and Jan Brueghel the Elder
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous