What would Keith Haring look like if he was alive today?
Keith Haring's New Year's Eve party in downtown Manhattan, 1984, as documented by video artist Nelson Sullivan. Those were the daze. (r/ObscureMedia, thanks UPSO!)
This week, Vine ended the careers of all two Vine celebrities, NBC entered talks to revive Will & Grace, and straight guys started stripping down in honor of the Gay Super Bowl. Here’s what went down on Instagram: A rare photo of one of Keith Haring’s boyfriends surfaced. The late icon apparently had excellent taste. [...]
For one more weekend, the Governor's Island Art Fair transforms the derelict mansions of Colonel's Row into semi-un-tamed exhibition sites, alongside the Center for Holographic Arts. The fair's a little uneven, but worth the trip for the sightseeing alone.
The stairwell art depicts Haring's signature dancing figures, radiant babies, and dogs.
Keith Haring practiced making art quickly. In the early ’80s, he would ride the New York City subway, scouting the stations for spots where sheets of plain black paper hung until advertisements replaced them. He’d saunter up, look around for police and fill the paper with cartoonlike figures. Show More Summary
It may seem unusual to uphold a book of penis drawings as a significant art-historical moment, but Manhattan Penis Drawings for Ken Hicks creates an unignorable link between Haring’s early work and his homosexuality.
Manhattan is full of dicks. Keith Haring, perhaps the most famous 1980s pop and graffiti artist to come out of New York’s downtown scene, knew this well.
In 2016, New York City is simply a much more expensive and claustrophobic version of everywhere else: a mindless expanse of TD Banks, 7/11s, Subway Sandwich shops, CVS pharmacies, Chipotle’s, Taco Bell/Pizza Hut combos, and the occasional Starbucks, just to keep things from becoming a faceless monoculture. Further evidence that the city is intent on shaking off [...]
Nestled in the 1st arrondissement of Paris lies the Place Vendôme, home to lavish hotels, renowned dress designers, and, strangely enough, a handful of Keith Haring’s ashes sprinkled by Yoko Ono. But the shining jewel of the Place Vendôme is the Maison Chaumet, a jewelry house whose designs have adorned royalty since ... More »
Maria Cox collected modern and contemporary art with her late husband, Donald, throughout their marriage, building an impressive selection of works by Joan Mitchell, Philip Guston, Joel Shapiro, Frank Stella, Keith Haring, Malcom Morley, Jasper Johns, and many more. Show More Summary
In art news, the Met announces record high attendance amidst financial difficulties, and a Keith Haring Mural is in danger of being torn down by developers.
Residents of a Harlem building are fighting developers who want to destroy a rare Keith Haring mural.
Time for some armchair psychiatry. Sports and political commentator Keith Olbermann used the 20 items on the Hare Psychopathy Checklist ? an actual clinical tool used to help diagnose psychopathy ? to assess Donald Trump. The results? Well,...Show More Summary
John Gruen, who wrote authorised coffee-table books about famous musicians and dancers, has passed on at 89. His subjects included Bernstein (who was also his lover), Menotti, Erik Bruhn and Keith Haring. He defined himself in a late interview as ‘ a writer, critic, journalist, bon vivant, gadfly, busybody, father, husband, queer, neurotic workaholic. Let’s […]
This July, Vito Schnabel Gallery presents an exhibition of work by artists active during the 1980s?including Laurie Anderson, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Francesco Clemente, George Condo, Keith Haring, Sherrie Levine, McDermott & McGough, Rene Ricard, David Salle, Kenny Scarf, Julian Schnabel and Andy Warhol. Show More Summary
The legacy of artist and social activist Keith Haring is being celebrated with a sleek footwear and eyewear line. The "one-for-one" brand Toms introduced the new designs, which were produced in partnership with the Keith Haring Foundation, for both men and women on Tuesday. Show More Summary
TOMS has partnered with the Keith Haring Foundation to celebrate the legacy of the late American artist and social activist. Accordingly, we see a number of Haring’s iconic designs showcased on a range of footwear and eyewear. Furthermore, TOMS looked to the artwork that Keith created in New York City subway stations utilizing chalkboard and […]