Author(s): Jurgen Doring
Whether Keith Haring was raising awareness of the AIDS epidemic and apartheid or celebrating life, music, and dance, his signature illustrations became part of the cultural landscape of the 1980s. Posters were central to Haring's oeuvre and the perfect medium for his inclusive, accessible, and figurative style. This remarkable book brings together exquisite reproductions of Haring's poster output. Author Ju rgen Do ring offers fascinating insight into Haring's work, providing commentary on each of the over one hundred posters that Haring designed during his prolific career. An important reference work and a vibrant celebration of a world renowned artist, this book will delight Haring's many fans throughout the world.
JURGEN DORING is Head of the Graphics and Posters Department at the Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg. He is the author of Lichtenstein Posters (Prestel). CLAUS VON DER OSTEN is a Hamburg-based collectorof artists' posters. He donated his collection of Haring posters, the most comprehensive in the world, to the Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg.