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HARING, Keith (1958 - 1990), Painter, collage artist, fresco artist, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
HARING, Keith (1958 - 1990), Painter, collage artist, fresco artist, sculptor

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 4 May 1958, in Reading (Pennsylvania); died 16 February 1990, in New York.

Painter (including mixed media), collage artist, fresco artist, sculptor, draughtsman. Murals, monuments.

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[not available online]Keith Haring began his artistic career studying advertising and graphics in Pittsburgh, but abandoned the course half-way through his first year, and left for New York, aged 20.

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