Amazing Photos Of Keith Haring’s Unconventional Canvases On Vehicles

Amazing Photos Of Keith Haring's Unconventional Canvases On Vehicles
1962 SCAF/Mortarini Mini Ferrari 330 P2 in 1984

Born 1958 in Reading, Pennsylvania, Keith Haring was an American artist whose pop art and graffiti-like work grew out of the New York City street culture of the 1980s.

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Amazing Photos Of Keith Haring's Unconventional Canvases On Vehicles
1962 SCAF/Mortarini Mini Ferrari 330 P2 in 1984

Haring’s work grew to popularity from his spontaneous drawings in New York City subways—chalk outlines of figures, dogs, and other stylized images-on blank black advertising-space backgrounds. After public recognition he created larger scale works, such as colorful murals, many of them commissioned.

Amazing Photos Of Keith Haring's Unconventional Canvases On Vehicles
1964 Buick in 1986

His imagery has “become a widely recognized visual language”. His later work often addressed political and societal themes—especially homosexuality and AIDS—through his own iconography.

Amazing Photos Of Keith Haring's Unconventional Canvases On Vehicles
1964 Buick in 1986

Haring died in 1990, of AIDS-related complications. He was one of the inaugural honorees in the Rainbow Honor Walk, a walk of fame in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood noting LGBTQ people who have “made significant contributions in their fields.”

Amazing Photos Of Keith Haring's Unconventional Canvases On Vehicles
1971 Land Rover Series III 109 in 1983

Amazing Photos Of Keith Haring's Unconventional Canvases On Vehicles
1971 Land Rover Series III 109 in 1983

Amazing Photos Of Keith Haring's Unconventional Canvases On Vehicles
1987 Honda CBR1000F Hurricane in 1987

Amazing Photos Of Keith Haring's Unconventional Canvases On Vehicles
1987 Honda CBR1000F Hurricane in 1987

Amazing Photos Of Keith Haring's Unconventional Canvases On Vehicles
1990 BMW Z1 in 1990

Amazing Photos Of Keith Haring's Unconventional Canvases On Vehicles
1990 BMW Z1 in 1990

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