Keith Haring Rough Draft.docx - Green 2 Ca'rin Green Art 1 Mr Kenner Keith Haring was born May 4th 1985 in Reading Pennsylvania Haring was an incredibly

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Green 2 Ca'rin Green 5/17/15 Art 1 Mr. Kenner Keith Haring was born May 4th, 1985 in Reading Pennsylvania. Haring was an incredibly influential artist. He was seen as some people as just a simple graffiti artist. But to others, he was much more. He was seen as an activist, and someone who would bring about change for people. From a young age Haring loved cartoons and art so when he moved to New York City in 1978, he used most of the subways and public areas to display his art. Sometimes it didn't end well for him. For example there were instances where he'd be caught by police and be at risk of getting arrested. He was also friends with Andy Warhol another artist known for his colorful and interesting art. Later in life, Haring found out that he had AIDs, a disease that was more common in the
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