"United Nations International Volunteer Day 1988 HS"1988
Limited Edition Print : Lithograph in Colors Printed on Envelope
Size : 3.63x6.44 in | 9x16 cm
Framed : 15x17.5 in | 38x44 cm
Edition : Unknown. A rare signed example.REDUCEDFAVORITE
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Hand SignedSigned in Blue Ink on Recto
Framed with PlexiglassBlack Wood Frame With 4 Ply Mat. Ready to Hang.
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Provenance / HistoryThe cachet cover was done from a painting by the late Keith Haring and was signed by him in person when he was at the U.N. on the first day of issue.
Story / Additional InfoWorld Federation of United Nations Associations first day cover made for the U.N. stamp issue “International Volunteer Day”. The cachet cover was done from a painting by the late Keith Haring and was signed by him in person when he was at the U.N. on the first day of issue. The cover has the stamp issued on that date and the first day cancellation mark.
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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.