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Keith Haring Tattoo Design Ideas and Meanings

Get inspired by more ideas with these Keith Haring tattoo examples. Artist and activist Keith Haring was a dynamic force of the NYC art scene in the early ‘80s. Art, culture, society, fashion, and tattoos all owe their influence to his work.

Keith Haring was born on May 4, 1958, in Reading, Pennsylvania, and was raised in nearby Kutztown, Pennsylvania.

Keith Haring Tattoo Ideas

A world-renowned artist, Haring participated in many groups and solo exhibitions between 1980 and 1989. In 1981, Westbeth Painters Space in New York presented his first solo exhibit. The Tony Shafrazi Gallery was the venue for his debut one-man exhibition in 1982, which was immensely popular and well-received.

Aside from Documenta 7, he also took part in the So Paulo Biennial, the Whitney Biennial, and other major exhibits. During the first half of the ’80s, Haring worked on numerous public projects, including an animated billboard in Times Square, design sets for theaters and clubs, creating watch designs for Swatch, and an advertising campaign for Absolut vodka; and designing murals worldwide.

Keith Haring Arm Tattoo

You will see the religious aspect of this tattoo, and it represents love with care.

keith haring tattoo

Abstract Art Keith Haring Tattoo

Friendship and relationships are shown in it. Both family and friends are shown.

Abstract Art Keith Haring Tattoo

This tattoo depicts lifestyles and shows the apartheid chain and the struggle to eliminate it.

keith haring tattoo

This resembles the theory of Mahatma Gandhi’s three money, but for a safe relationship.

keith haring tattoo

The perfect tattoo for celebrating Mother’s Day or Father’s Day is this Keith Haring one. Showing that you care is the perfect way to express it.

keith haring tattoo

Cute Keith Haring Tattoo

Cute Keith Haring Tattoo

During the 1980s, Keith Haring was primarily known as a street artist and social activist whose work explored themes of war, war, death, and sex. You can read about Adal’s encounter with Keith Haring in 1989 here to see how much he was influenced by him. 

keith haring tattoo

My Keith Haring tattoo from Tom Robbins’ “Half-Asleep in Frog Pajamas”, by Jessi Cramer at Curiosity Shop, Pittsburgh.

My Keith Haring tattoo from Tom Robbins’ “Half-Asleep in Frog Pajamas”, by Jessi Cramer at Curiosity Shop, Pittsburgh

Keith Haring design. Walk in By: Ryan Collins

Keith Haring design. Walk in By: Ryan Collins

Sleeve based on the works of Keith Haring.

Sleeve based on the works of Keith Haring.

Here are a few more Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

U.N. uses this tattoo of Keith Haring to illustrate the different aspects of life that are affected by relationships.

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

Keith Haring tattoo Ideas

As a parent, you may want to tattoo your baby’s childhood memory for remembrance.

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