Keith Haring was born in 1958 in Pennsylvania. He approached the world of art and drawing at a very young age, thanks to the influence of his father, a cartoonist. Soon he showed a great interest in comics and in their characters.
Keith Haring succeeds in putting into practice the theoretical bases of street art. Political and social themes, thanks to him, return to occupy the role of undisputed protagonists of the works of art.
Unfortunately his career was brief because the artist fall ill with AIDS due to which he died on February 16, 1990. After discovering that he was ill, in 1989 the artist decided to give life at the Keith Haring Foundation,still operating today, with the aim of providing assistance and help to both children and organizations involved in the fight against AIDS.