Art in Transit: Subway Drawings by Keith Haring
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Publisher: Harmony Books
Format: Softcover, without obi
Condition: Very good, very slight fading to spine
A collection of photographs of Haring’s chalk drawings on blank advertising spaces in the New York City subway.
“I have been drawing in the subway for three years now, and although my career aboveground has skyrocketed, the subway is still my favorite place to draw. There is something very “real” about the subway system and the people who travel in it; perhaps there is not another place in the world where people of such diverse appearance, background, and lifestyle have intermingled for a common purpose. In this underground environment, one can often feel a sense of oppression and struggle in the vast assortment of faces. It is in this context that an expression of hope and beauty carries the greatest rewards.” – Keith Haring
With text in Japanese.