Continuing our celebration of inspirational artists of the 20th century, Kidrobot and RE[x] bring art to life with the first collectible 3-inch tall Dunny art figure series featuring the work of Keith Haring. Each Dunny in the Kidrobot x Keith Haring Series features one of his iconic pieces from his short but impactful career.
Keith Haring was an iconic pop artist and graffiti artist inspired by the New York City street culture of the 1980's. Inspired by the originality and spontaneity of spray-paint graffiti, Haring began producing chalk drawings on blank New York City subway advertisement boards. As his career progressed, his art spread to other mediums and he rose to the top of the art world with mass appeal.
Haring continued to create public art with the intention of making art accessible to all, which resonates with the mission of Kidrobot. Haring was involved in numerous charities and causes, and hosted drawing workshops for kids around the world. After being diagnosed with AIDS in 1988, he founded the Keith Haring Foundation. His later work leading up to his death in 1990 contained political and societal statements that encapsulate the era. His art has since become iconic and remains relevant to this day.