Showing his Keith Haring tattoos at Folsom Street East the S&M Bondage adult-themed Folsom Street East, New York’s s/m-leather-fetish themed street festival.
Keith Allen Haring (May 4, 1958 – February 16, 1990) was an American artist whose pop art and graffiti-like work grew out of the New York City street culture of the 1980s. is later work often addressed political and societal themes – especially homosexuality and AIDS – through his own iconography.
Body art or tattoos has entered the mainstream it is no longer considered a weird kind of subculture.
"According to a 2006 Pew survey, 40% of Americans between the ages of 26 and 40 have been tattooed"