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Keith haring

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Lesson for Elementary Students on Keith Haring (can be modified for upper level students)

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Keith haring

  1. 1. KEITHHARING MRS. COMSTOCK
  2. 2. WHO IS KEITHHARING? Keith Haring (May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990) was an artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s.
  3. 3. In 1980, Haring noticedthe unused advertisingpanels covered with matte ablack paper insubway stationin New York. Hebegan to create drawingsin white chalk upon thesethroughout the subwaysystem and these were hisfirst recognized pieces ofPOP ART.
  4. 4. Between 1980and 1985, Haringproducedhundreds ofthese publicdrawings in rapidrhythmic lines,sometimescreating as manyas forty “subwaydrawings” in oneday.
  5. 5. This flow ofimages becamefamiliar to NewYork commuters,who often wouldstop to engage theartist when theyencountered himat work.
  6. 6. LET’S LOOK ATSOME OF KEITH HARING’S ARTWORK.
  7. 7. Title: UntitledDate: 1980Medium: Black ink on poster board
  8. 8. Title: Untitled Date: 1980Medium: Sumi Ink on Paper
  9. 9. Title: UntitledDate: 1980Medium: Ink on Paper
  10. 10. Title: Untitled Date: 1981Medium: Acrylic on Vinyl
  11. 11. Title: Untitled Date: 1982Medium: vinyl paint on vinyl tarp
  12. 12. Title: Untitled Date: 1982Medium: Vinyl Ink on Vinyl
  13. 13. Title: Untitled Date: 1982Medium: Vinyl Ink on Vinyl Tarpaulin
  14. 14. Title: Untitled Date: 1982Medium: Acrylic on Vinyl
  15. 15. Title: Untitled No. 7 Date: 1988Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
  16. 16. A LOT OF HIS WORK HAD SOCIAL MESSAGES…
  17. 17. WE ARE GOING TO MAKEOUR OWN KEITH HARING IMAGES.
  18. 18. LET’S GETSTARTED!

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