Keith Haring.

[New York]: Appearances Press/ Published by the Artist, Appearances Magazine, and The Beards Foundation, 1981.

Price: $2,000.00

About the item

First edition, first printing, of the artist's first book. [16] pp. Slim 8vo. KEITH HARING'S FIRST BOOK. White pictorial wrappers printed in black. Very faint dust soiling to the white wrappers, else a near fine copy.

Item #352644

A scarce publication in the first printing, with 1981 copyright (also seen in a later edition, published by Appearances Press, with a 1982 imprint). Entire publication consists of pictorial images by Keith Haring, in the form of a comic book (with multiple drawings by Keith Haring on each page, and each drawing is framed by a single-line rule), with no printed captions or printed text; published in 1981, the year in which Keith Haring had his first solo exhibition in New York City.