WHITE ON RED - Perfumed Candle by Keith Haring
Keith Haring

WHITE ON RED - Perfumed Candle

2018
Open Edition
8 x 8

OPEN EDITION
Design based on the work by Keith Haring. Presented in a square Limoges porcelain pot that can be re-used. The 260g candle contains a spiced plum scent, specially created by Swiss fragrance maker Givaudan. It comes with a Keith Haring black & white pattern cardboard gift box.
Material: Limoges porcelain

8 x 8 cm (External dimensions)

€ 75.00
VAT incl. Plus € 3.90 shipping. | Article number: KHA02
Background Information about Keith Haring
Introduction
Keith Haring (1958-90) was one of the most renowned of the young artists, filmmakers, performers and musicians whose work responded to urban street culture of the 1980s. Inspired by the graffiti artists whose tags covered the city’s subway cars, Haring began to draw in white chalk over the black paper used to cover vacant advertising panels. Not only was Haring was able to reach a large and diverse audience with his subway drawings, but, eventually, the subway became, as Haring said, a “laboratory” for working out his ideas. As early as 1980, Haring began exhibiting in galleries and museums around the world, but continued to participate in public projects, including literacy campaigns and anti-AIDS initiatives.

Before his death, Keith Haring established a foundation in his name to maintain and enhance his legacy of giving to children’s and AIDS organizations. Throughout his career, Haring produced murals, sculptures and paintings to benefit hospitals, underprivileged children’s groups and various community health organizations. The foundation is also committed to sustaining and expanding public awareness of Keith Haring.

By working with museums, galleries, publishers and art education programs, the foundation is able to provide information and artwork to the public that might otherwise remain unexplored in archives. Keith Haring died of AIDS in New York in February 1990, at the age of 31.
Collections
Museum of Modern Art
the Whitney Museum of American Art
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Art Institute of Chicago
the Bass Museum in Miami
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Ludwig Museum, Cologne
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

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