Keith Haring

Artist & Social Activist Keith Haring Full Name: Keith Haring


Profession: Artist & Social Activist
Why Famous: Social activist and artist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s by expressing concepts of birth, death, sexuality, and war, and was often heavily political.

Born: May 4, 1958
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reading, Pennsylvania, USA

Died: February 16, 1990 (aged 31)
Cause of Death: AIDS

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