Vintage Keith Haring TV "The Comic Art Show" Whitney Museum T-Shirt
Keith Haring was an artist from Kutztown, PA born in 1958. His work became well known in the 1980s after his subway art became ubiquitous around New York City, including the iconic "Radiant Baby." Haring, who was influenced by his friends like Andy Warhol and Jean Michel Basquiat, opened up his Pop Shop in New York's SoHo neighborhood in 1986 which intended to blur the lines between high art and low art: selling art (and merchandise) direct to consumers by a world renowned capital-A Artist. Haring was also involved in bringing awareness to AIDS, the crack epidemic, and more socio-political issues through is art and activism. He died in 1990 due to AIDS-related complications. This original 80s Keith Haring shirt, with light wear and marks from prolonged storage, is a wearable piece of art.