" Free South Africa: Untitled 3 1985"
Limited Edition Print : Lithograph
Size : 39.37x31.81 in | 100x81 cm
Framed : 47.24x40.16 in | 120x102 cm
Edition : From the edition of 60REDUCEDFAVORITE
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Hand SignedSigned, Dated And Numbered By the Artist in Pencil to Right Edge
Framed with PlexiglassHand Stained Wooden Frame
Purchased fromAuction House 2021
Provenance / HistoryProvenance: Foundation De 11 Lijnen, Belgium, acquired in 1987.
Story / Additional InfoKeith Haring (1958 - 1990). Title: Untitled 3 from Free South Africa, 1985. Medium: Original Lithograph, on BFK Rives paper, , in colours, 1985, on heavy robe paper, signed, dated and numbered by the artist in pencil. Size: The full sheet, 100 x 80.8cm (39 3/8 x 31 13/16 in). Published by: Edition Schellmann, New York. Printed by Rupert Jasen Smith, New York. Reference: Klaus Littmann, Keith Haring, Editions on Paper 1982-1990, Stuttgart 1993, p.42. The Keith Haring Foundation. Note: This was made as part of a series of 3 Lithographs showing the struggle between White and black in South Africa. Keith Haring , was a dedicated social activist. He vigorously advocated for the LGBT community, particularly those diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, and condemned racism, inequity, and social injustices. Haring, therefore, found himself joining the international anti-apartheid movement against the oppressive and racially based power of the South African government
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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.