Keith Haring, Heart of Heads, 1989

Artist: Keith Haring (1958 - 1990)
Title:Untitled (Heart of Heads), 1989
Reference:Cantz 153
Medium:Silkscreen
Image:8 in x 8 in (20 c x 20 cm)
Sheet:8 in x 8 in (20 c x 20 cm)
Edition:From the numbered edition of 60.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-10167

Historical Description

Keith Haring Heart of Heads, 1989 uniquely reveals two humanoid forms conjoined in a heart shape knot, connecting where heads would normally reside. The figures boldly call to your attention as their bodies create an expressive gesture, lines of movement illustrating the joy that bursts forth in a contagious manner. Their bodies are rendered in a bright red in the middle of the composition, the necks of the two figures extended towards the center, allowing the heart shape form to take command as the center of the composition. Bold black action lines are accentuated in the forms of curves and wiggles above their heads, vibrating with the energy the two figures as they dance on the polka dot covered ground. Haring’s uncomplicated style allows the work to speak for itself, filling the space with unbridled love and acceptance. The works petite size, small edition size, and subject matter regarding love make this an intimate work that is captivating to the eye.

Keith Haring Untitled (Head of Hearts), 1989 is a silkscreen on canvas that is from the numbered edition of 60.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Keith Haring Heart of Heads, 1989 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).

  1. Klaus Littman. Keith Haring: Editions on Paper 1982-1990, The Complete Printed Works. Hatje Cantz Publishers: New York, 1993. Listed and illustrated on pg. 153.
  2. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Keith Haring Head of Hearts, 1989 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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