"A Very Special Christmas - 15 Christmas Classics Poster"1987
Limited Edition Print : Lithographic Poster on Glazed Poster Paper
Size : 35.5x23.25 in | 90x59 cm
Edition : Not numberedREDUCEDFAVORITE
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Plate SignedPlate Signed And Dated in Gold Ink on a Red Background.
Purchased fromAuction House 2018
Provenance / History
Story / Additional Info Olympics Records and A & M Records. Catalogue Raisonne: Gundel #54. "A Very Special Christmas", 1987, Promotional Poster for The Special Olympics Christmas Album, A & M Records, RARE. Updated Christmas Classics by: Pointer Sisters, Eurythmics, Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, Pretenders, John Mellencamp, Sting, Run DMC, U2, Madonna, Bob Seger, Bryan Adams, Bon Jovi, Alison Moyet & Stevie Nicks. Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990) was an artist and activist who became a star of the 1980s New York City art scene. Along with Jean-Michel Basquiat, Haring was a central figure in Warhol's creative and social circle. Through his public murals and subway drawings, as well as his prints, posters and paintings, Haring created a range of images that have become internationally recognized and heavily iconicized across a bevy of genres and industries. This poster is now rare and difficult to find especially in this condition. It has been stored flat and will be shipped flat.
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Keith Haring - United States
American artist Keith Haring was best known for his graffiti-inspired drawings, which he first made in subway stations and later exhibited in museums.Artist Keith Haring was born on May 4, 1958, in Reading, Pennsylvania. He moved to New York City in 1978 and began using the city as his canvas, making chalk drawings in subway stations. His art was eventually seen everywhere from public murals and nightclubs to galleries and museums around the world. He was also known for his activism in promoting AIDS awareness. He died of AIDS-related complications on February 16, 1990, at age 31. Listings wanted.