Keith Haring Galerie Watari 1983

by Keith Haring

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THE PRINT

Bridging the gap between the art world and the street, Keith Haring rose to prominence in the early 1980s with his graffiti drawings made in the subways and on the sidewalks of New York City. Combining the appeal of cartoons with the raw energy of Art Brut artists Haring developed a distinct pop-graffiti aesthetic centered on fluid, bold outlines against a dense, rhythmic overspread of imagery like that of babies, barking dogs, flying saucers and hearts. In his subway drawings and murals, Haring explored themes of exploitation, subjugation, drug abuse, and rising fears of nuclear holocaust, which became increasingly apocalyptic after his AIDS diagnosis. This premium quality giclee art print reproduction of the promotional poster for Haring's 1983 exhibition at the Galerie Watari in Tokyo, Japan has been produced on luxurious 100% cotton rag textured art paper using archival quality inks resulting in a superior print suitable for museum or gallery display. This fun and stylish artwork will make a stunning addition to any contemporary home. 
  • Gallery quality giclée art print
  • 300gsm 100% cotton rag textured art paper
  • Natural white with a matte finish
  • Archival inks for vivid colour and sharp detail
  • Can be purchased framed or unframed

THE ARTIST

Keith Haring, the street artist who famously declared that “art is for everybody,” started designing posters in 1982, while he was still a student at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Haring was drawn to posters because they were a democratic medium—a great way to share his bright designs and graphic characters with the public on a large scale. Over the next eight years, Haring created over 80 unique posters, from corporate advertisements for Absolut and Lucky Strike to cultural announcements for the Montreux Jazz Festival and the World Breakdance Championship. Haring also used posters as a means for social activism, spreading awareness about the crack cocaine epidemic in the United States, apartheid in South Africa, global nuclear disarmament, and the devastation of AIDS—a disease Haring would eventually face. Together, these posters feature nearly all of Haring’s signature icons, including his radiant baby, flying angel, and barking dog.

FRAMING

Skip the trip to the framer and save yourself time and money. We offer a bespoke custom framing service that is far more affordable than using your local high street framer and light-years ahead in quality than the ready-made frames you will find in homeware stores. Please note that our framing service is currently only available to customers based in New Zealand and Australia. We will deliver your beautiful custom framed artwork to your door within 7 working days if you reside in New Zealand or 15 working days if you reside in Australia. We recommend pairing Keith Haring Galerie Watari 1983 with our black frame.

SHIPPING

New Zealand

- Free tracked shipping on all orders over $150 in value.

- All orders under $150 in value ship at a flat rate of $8.

Australia

All orders are eligible for flat rate shipping. We offer two shipping services:

International Air | Untracked Service | 8-10 Working Days - $12AUD

International Courier | Tracked Service | 4-6 Working Days - $19AUD

Rest Of The World

All orders are eligible for flat rate shipping. We offer two shipping services:

International Air | Untracked Service | 10-12 Working Days - $35NZD

International Courier | Tracked Service | 5-7 Working Days - $55NZD

PAYMENT

We accept all major credit cards as well as Paypal. New Zealand and Australian customers may also purchase using LAYBUY. When checking out your order will be processed in NZD (New Zealand Dollars).

RETURNS

Not quite sure if this print is the perfect fit for your home? Don't sweat it. If for any reason you are not totally enamoured with your new purchase you are welcome to exchange it for another print or return it for a credit or refund. We pride ourselves on making returning items a hassle free experience. Check out the following link for more details - Returns

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We produce our art prints on museum grade art papers using archival quality inks that won't fade over time resulting in a superior print with sharp detail, vivid colour and unparalleled durability.

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Your art print will be framed to order by our in house master framer using gallery quality materials throughout. The end result - a beautiful framed artwork built to last a lifetime that exudes quality and craftsmanship.

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