Keith Haring. May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990. Keith Haring Biography. Keith Haring was born on May 4, 1958 in Reading, Pennsylvania. Haring moved to New York and studied at School of the Visual Arts, which he made connections with many artists.
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Keith Haring May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990
Keith Haring Biography • Keith Haring was born on May 4, 1958 in Reading, Pennsylvania. • Haring moved to New York and studied at School of the Visual Arts, which he made connections with many artists. • In 1980, Haring achieved recognition on unused, black advertising panels with chalk in subway station.
Bio Continued • In April 1986, Haring opened a retail store called Pop Shop selling t-shirt, toys, posters, etc. • Known for public art with social messages in hospitals, museums, city buildings, and even the Berlin Wall. • Haring was diagnosed with AIDS in 1988 (31 years old) and established the Keith foundation to help fund AIDS.
Draw three things that bring you….1-happiness2-sadness 3-strong emotion
Vocabulary words • Stylized-simplified; exaggerated. • Figurative-pertaining to the human figure. • Lines(Elements of Art)-known as "a moving point.“ Depicting objects and symbols, and defining shapes. • Unity (Principle of Design)-It is a design that ties it all together. It gives the sense that everything is consistent and belongs in the artwork.
Keith Haring (1958-1990) “Art Attack on AIDS”silkscreen inks on oak veneer plywood
Interview Video with Keith Haring http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xf8nq6_art-interview-pinceau-keith-haring_news
Dear Mr. Haring…. • Students will write a letter to the artist Keith Haring (1-2 paragraph). • You will describe his artwork of “Pop Shop Quad 1” and whether you think his work is REAL art or not. You will need to explain your reasons and use vocabulary words:StylizedFigurativeLinesUnity • Must also use the 4 steps of art criticism: 1-Describe, 2-Analyze, 3-Interpretation, 4-Judgement
Grading • 20 points total • Information about the artist and artwork-10 • Used Vocabulary words/4 steps of art criticism-8 • Opinion about Haring’s art-2