Dear Keith: Works from the Personal Collection of Keith Haring

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Dear Keith: Works from the Personal Collection of Keith Haring

New York

Dear Keith: Works from the Personal Collection of Keith Haring
Auction: Thu 24 Sep - Thu 1 Oct 2020
Exhibition: to Wed 30 Sep 2020
By Appointment


Sotheby’s is honored to present Dear KeithWorks from the Personal Collection of Keith Haring, a dedicated online auction open for bidding from 24 September – 1 October 2020. Dear Keith will present 140+ works of art and objects from Haring’s personal collection, all on offer from the Keith Haring Foundation – an organization established by the artist shortly before his death in 1990 from HIV/AIDS-related causes. Haring’s collection features works gifted to, purchased by and traded with Haring among friends and artists in his community, including Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kenny Scharf, and many more. 

24 September – 1 October 2020 | New York | full auction details

Full proceeds from the auction will benefit The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York (also known as The Center). Dear Keith: Works from the Personal Collection of Keith Haring will be on view by appointment in Sotheby’s York Avenue galleries from 26 – 30 September. Works carry estimates starting at $100, presenting collecting opportunities at all levels. Please contact us directly with any viewing requests.

Following the guidelines for the Phase Four reopening of Manhattan, we are able to accommodate clients in our building by appointment only. To schedule an appointment to view property from this sale please contact or +1 212 606 7171. You can read more about our safety requirements here.

For assistance with bidding and registration, please contact:

+1 212 606 7000

For sale enquiries please contact:

Harrison Tenzer

Specialist, VP

Head of Online Sales

Contemporary Art

+1 212 894 1862


Daniela Lazo-Cedre

Associate Specialist

Contemporary Art

+1 212 894 1382


Kacie DeSabla

Associate Specialist

Contemporary Art

+1 212 894 1816


Kelsey Macpherson

Associate Cataloguer

+1 212 894 1352


Alisha Bansal


Contemporary Art

+1 212 894 2034


Please note that as of August 1st 2020, Overhead Premium, a fee payable by all auction buyers in our global salerooms and online sales, will be charged at 1% of the hammer price plus any applicable local taxes. It is an allocation of the overhead costs relating to our facilities, property handling and other administrative expenses. This fee and our Buyer’s Premium rates exclude local taxes and any applicable artist’s resale right.

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