Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1982

  • Work on this object began.

1986

  • Work on this object ended.

2020

Tent, ca. 1985

This is a Tent. It was designed by Keith Haring and made for Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company. It is dated ca. 1985. Its medium is acrylic on canvas. It is a part of the department.


Haring was a leading figure in the East Village art scene of the 1970s and 80s. Best known for his graffiti drawings made in the subways and on the sidewalks of New York City, Haring’s work expanded to include commercial products, graphic design, set design, and clothing in the hopes of accessing a wide public.

It is credited Courtesy of Larry Warsh.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 200.7 × 149.9 cm (6 ft. 7 in. × 59 in.)

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