Sale: 529 / Post War / Contemporary Art, June 10. 2022 in Munich Lot 160

 

160
Keith Haring
Pop Shop I (1 of 4), 1987.
Silkscreen in colors
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,000
Sold:
€ 32,500 / $ 32,500

(incl. surcharge)
Pop Shop I (1 of 4). 1987.
Silkscreen in colors.
Littmann p. 82. Signed, dated, numbered and with the artist's signet. From an edition of 200 copies. On smooth board. 26.5 x 34 cm (10.4 x 13.3 in). Sheet: 30,5 x 38 cm (12 x 15 in).
One of four sheets from the series "Pop Shop I". [AR].
• The gaudy prints of the "Pop Shop" series simply put the observer in a good mood.
• The series is named after the place Keith Haring opened in Soho, New York, in 1986
• The artist sees the Pop Shop as an add-on to his creation, as his work is made accessible to a wider audience
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PROVENANCE: Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from the above in 1987).

"The use of commercial projects has enabled me to reach millions of people whom I would not have reached by remaining an unknown artist. I assumed, after all, that the point of making art was to communicate and contribute to culture."
Keith Haring, quoted from: www.haring.com/!/pop-shop (March 28, 2022)




160
Keith Haring
Pop Shop I (1 of 4), 1987.
Silkscreen in colors
Estimate:
€ 15,000 / $ 15,000
Sold:
€ 32,500 / $ 32,500

(incl. surcharge)