Ben huang's 2 d studio art presentation due on december 3rd.

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2D Presentation on Keith Haring by Ben Huang.

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Ben huang's 2 d studio art presentation due on december 3rd.

  1. 1. Keith Haring
  2. 2. Biography Born on May 4, 1958 in Reading, Pennsylvania. Died on February 16, 1990. Grew up with his mother and father who was a cartoonist. From 1976 to 1978 he studied commercial arts at The Ivy School of Professional Art in Pittsburgh. In 1978, lost interest in commercial arts and switched to fine arts. At age 19, he moved to New York City. New York City’s graffiti art inspired him. He then studied at the School of Visual Arts. First became known by drawing with chalk in the subway stations. This is where his “Radiant Baby” first developed as a symbol for Haring. By 1982, Keith was well known amongst other artists and had friends like Futura 2000, Kenny Scharf, and Madonna. Became internationally known when he visited Australia and painted the walls of Melbourne. 1985- Haring started to paint canvas. Openly gay. Died of AIDS-related complications.
  3. 3. Radiant Baby Keith Haring’s first and most famous symbol. Will be first known because of this. First appeared in the subways of New York City.
  4. 4. Chalk Art in Subway Keith Haring’s initial start for his famous drawings. Started in subways with chalk.
  5. 5. International Recognition Keith received his first international recognition in Australia. He painted a wall in Melbourne.
  6. 6. A mix of cartoon and grafitti You can see the mix of cartoon and grafitti art in many of Keith’s drawing. Here is one example.
  7. 7. Andy Mouse The other well- known symbol from Keith was the “Andy Mouse”.
  8. 8. Canvas Art As Keith became internationally known, he started doing canvas art. Remained the same style but just used canvas art.
  9. 9. World of Fashion Keith Haring not only did canvas art and chalk art, he also designed many clothing patterns and fashion designs. Here is Madonna wearing a jacket with Haring’s design printed on it.
  10. 10. Modern World Influence Keith is still celebrated by companies like Macy. Obey, a cloth brand (one of my personal favorites) just celebrated Haring’s designs.

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