Keith Haring's Ringed Figure makes $166,500



2015-06-26 13:14:37

Keith Haring's Ringed Figure makes $166,500

New York street artist Keith Haring's 1987 sculpture Ringed Figure auctioned at Sotheby's

New York street artist Keith Haring's 1987 sculpture, Ringed Figure, auctioned at Sotheby's Paris on April 17.

Signed and numbered 4/10, the bright red piece made 127,500 ($166,689).

Keith Haring auction Ringed Figure - number four from an edition of 10

An 11/25 print of Haring's iconic Pop Shop Quad II also put in a strong performance, selling for 31,250 ($40,885), while an Icons silk screen from an edition of 250, which features a crouching red figure against a blue background, made 17,500 ($22,850).

Proceeds from the sale are to benefit the hospital Necker - a children's hospital in Paris, which features a large Haring mural on the outside.

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