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Keith Haring
UNTITLED
Estimate
180,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 408,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
199
Keith Haring
UNTITLED
Estimate
180,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 408,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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Keith Haring
1958 - 1990
UNTITLED
signed, dated July 1980 and dedicated for Fred (Fab 5) on the reverse
spray enamel and acrylic on paper
47 3/4 by 62 7/8 in. 121.3 by 159.7 cm.
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Provenance

Fab 5 Freddy, New York (gift of the artist)
Christie's, New York, 23 February 1990, Lot 159
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Catalogue Note

"One day Futura and I gave a party at our studio and the Rock Steady Crew came...[they] started dancing which inspired a lot of [Haring's] early work...the moves from the break dances. And I remember it was guys spinning on their heads and stuff. Keith would see that and he would go home and make these works. So he would look at dance and see things, and he would freeze moments in his mind, and go into the studio and paint them. You could feel the movement and rhythm in his work."

Fred Brathwaite, AKA Fab 5 Freddy, in conversation with the Estate of Keith Haring, January 1997

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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