The Keith Haring Foundation teams up with the brand Element to create this limited edition of 400 Keith Haring Skateboards. Bridging the skateboarding subculture of the 1980’s with the art world, this Element Keith Haring 2018 Skateboard Deck in white highlights on its surface the vivacious animation characters and wiggly lines famous of the American 20th-century graffiti artist Keith Haring and his aesthetic style.
Keith Haring (1958-1990) was a standout amongst the most eminent of the youthful specialists whose work reacted to the urban road culture 1980’s. Inspired by the graffiti artists whose marks where evident across New York’s Subway system, Haring started to attract attention to his white chalk drawings over the dark paper used to cover empty promoting boards. Gambling being captured by authorities for the debasement of private property, Haring would rapidly outline with chalk his famous animation figures on clear dark publications in the New York metro framework. Notwithstanding the endeavor of authorities to delete Haring’s chalk figures, he rapidly started to be seen by individuals and started to offer works of art showing his instantly unmistakable animation figures to respected collectors and gallerists in the New York Art Scene. The subway became as Haring called it a “laboratory” for working out his ideas. Prior to his death, Haring started a foundation in his name to maintain and enhance his legacy of giving to children’s and AIDS organizations. Haring died in New York on February 1990 of AIDS at the age 31.
- Dimensions: 32.5″ x 8.25″ x 1″ inches
- Material: 7-ply Maple Construction.
- Additional Features: Includes free Wall Mounts to decorate your favorite rooms.
- Brand: Element | Keith Haring Collection
- Limited Edition of 400
- © Keith Haring Foundation