Sunday, October 13, 2013

2nd Grade: Keith Haring

Keith Haring at Young School

2nd Grade students were introduced to the artist Keith Haring. We discussed the following Haring facts:

Keith Haring was born in 1958 in Pennsylvania.

When he was a child he loved to draw.

He moved to New York City and attended Art School.

He started creating artwork in the subway station.

After viewing Haring's artwork the students described it as:







The students completed a Keith Haring activity sheet. First, they drew active people in Haring's style of art.  Next, they traced the figures to create a bold outline. They were sure to add lines of movement to create action. Finally, they  added bright colors to finish the project. 

Visit for more information and to view some of Haring's child-friendly/appropriate work.

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