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Keith Haring photographed by Janette Beckman in his studio, 1985.

Keith Haring painting a mural at the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, 1987.

Keith Haring painting a mural at Area nightclub, 1985. 

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Keith Haring photographed by Yann Gamblin

in his studio, October 1989. 

In 1988, Haring was diagnosed with AIDS. The following year, he created the Keith Haring Foundation to support children’s programs and organizations dedicated to raising AIDS awareness. Haring died in New York on February 16, 1990, of AIDS-related complications. He was 31 years old.

Keith Haring painting a mural at The Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University in Milwaukee, 1983.

Keith Haring and Andy Warhol at the opening night of the Palladium nightclub in New York City, May 1985.

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Gia Carangi photographed by Denis Piel for New York Magazine, 1980.

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Keith Haring

at opening of his Pop Shop at 292 Lafayette Street in Soho, 1986.

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Marilyn photographed by Herb Schulz for Stern Magazine, 1981.

Peter ‘Marilyn’ Robinson is a British cross-dressing singer who reached fame with his song “Calling Your Name” in the 1980s. Also known as a Blitz kid, his friendship with Boy George and relationship with Gavin Rossdale.

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Keith Haring’s in front the Spectacolor Billboard showcasing his signature Radiant Baby in Times Square, January 1982.

Keith Haring: Messages to the Public was on view Jan 1, 1982 – Jan 31, 1982.