He even created several pop art pieces influenced by other products: Absolut Vodka, Lucky Strike cigarettes, and Coca-Cola.In 1987 he had his own exhibitions in Helsinki, Antwerp, and elsewhere.He chose the second-floor men's room for his mural Once Upon a Time.In June, on the rear wall of the convent of the Church of Sant'Antonio (in Italian: Chiesa di Sant'Antonio abate) in Pisa (Italy), he painted the last public work of his life, the mural "Tuttomondo" (translation: "All world").Profoundly influenced at this time by the writings of William Burroughs, he was inspired to experiment with the cross-referencing and interconnection of images.which were filmed by the photographer Tseng Kwong Chi.He was raised in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, by his mother Joan Haring, and father Allen Haring, an engineer and amateur cartoonist. Haring had a maintenance job at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and was able to explore the art of Jean Dubuffet, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Tobey.
The importance of movement is intensified when a painting becomes a performance.
He participated in the Times Square Exhibition and drew animals and human faces for the first time.
That same year, he photocopied and pasted provocative collages made from cut-up and recombined New York Post headlines around the city.
The colors were a representation of the German flag and symbolized the hope of unity between East and West Germany.
He was interested in working with children and this inspired the project Citykids Speak on Liberty, which involved 1,000 children collaborating on a project for the centennial of the Statue of Liberty.