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Google Celebrates Keith Haring’s 54th Birthday Through Google Doodle

Google dedicates the latest Google Doodle to Keith Haring on his 54th birthday.

Keith Haring born on May 4, 1958 was an artist and social activist.Haring was inspired by graffiti art and street culture of New York City during 1980s.

Hearing’s work got its first public attention with chalk drawings in the subways of New York.These chalk drawings were his first recognised pieces of pop art.Around this time, “The Radiant Baby” became his symbol. His bold lines, vivid colors, and active figures carry strong messages of life and unity.

Throughout his career, Haring devoted much of his time to public works, which often carried social messages. He produced more than 50 public artworks between 1982 and 1989, in dozens of cities around the world, many of which were created for charities, hospitals, children’s day care centers and orphanages.

About the Google Doodle, it’s a combination of Hearing’s work to form the word “Google”.Haring’s work is characterised by bold lines and active figures which carry poignant messages of vitality and unity.Mostly when you click on Google Doodle the first search result is Wikipedia but this time it is Official Keith Haring website.

 

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