The Pop Shop
were stores that sold voluminous memorabilia of artist Keith Haring
's designs. Haring originally opened two Pop Shops; one on Lafayette Street
(which closed in 2005) and one in Tokyo (which closed in 1988). Every area of the store devoted to Haring work including painted walls. The Tokyo Pop Shop, shipped from Tokyo to Europe was recently restored and exhibited in Saint Tropez, France by art publisher George Mulder of Berlin.
Photographer Tseng Kwong Chi recorded many events related to the creation of the Tokyo Pop Shop. His photographs are now extremely valued items.