Keith Haring (1958-1990) made his mark on the New York City art world in 1980, when he created hundreds of white-chalk line drawings on sheets of matte black paper that were being used to cover empty advertising spots in the city's subway system. Haring's drawings were quick and graphic, producing cartoonish characters that evoked sources as diverse as graffiti art and the work of so-called fine artists such as Jean Dubuffet. In many...Continue Reading