For me, the 1990s started out with an exhibition by Keith Haring, followed by shows displaying works by Robert Mapplethorpe, Cindy Sherman, Annie Leibovitz, and Helmut Newton. I gave Thornton Dial and Radcliffe Bailey their first shows. It was quite the decade.
This week in art news: One of the world's smallest artworks smashed, a $40 million lawsuit against the Keith Haring Foundation dismissed, and another major museum bans selfie sticks.
Bilinski v. Keith Haring Foundation, Inc., 2015 WL 996423, No. 14cv1085 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 6, 2015) Keith Haring was a “prolific artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York City street culture of the 1980s.” Plaintiffs...Show More Summary
Skarstedt announces an exhibition of work by American artist Keith Haring, at their Chelsea gallery this March. The exhibition uniquely presents 5 major works on canvas, all at a monumental scale and dating from 1984-1985, exposing a lesser-known side to the iconic artist. Show More Summary
Famed artist Keith Haring died 25 years ago today. And this just happened in Australia: Vandals have desecrated a heritage-protected mural in Melbourne’s north. Australia’s only surviving mural by world-renowned artist Keith Haring has been seemingly untouched for more than 30 years. Show More Summary
"Art is for everyone" - Keith Haring, cultural and political icon. ArtPoint in February, the month of love. (at DeYoung Museum)
SAN FRANCISCO — At the end of the 2012 documentary How to Survive a Plague, we see a group of ACT UP protestors march on the nation’s capital with the ashes of their dead, a counterprotest to the exhibition of the AIDS Quilt on the Washington Mall.
Animator Bill Davis created a series of short animations for Sesame Street that featured the iconic art of Keith Haring after the artist’s death in 1990. via Boing Boing
My family was blown away by exhibition Keith Haring: The Political Line at San Francisco's de Young Museum, inspiring me to look up the wonderful animations that Bill Davis produced for Sesame Street from Haring's artwork after Haring's 1990 death.
Specifically built for Matt Vandivort of Team Six Cycle-RK&O, Brooklyn-based Coarse Fabrication has designed a cyclocross frame with illustrations inspired by Keith Haring’s iconic work. The frame is constructed from a mixture of True… The post Coarse Fabrication Keith Haring-Inspired Cyclocross Frame appeared first on Highsnobiety.
IT HAS been nearly two decades since the west coast of America saw a big Keith Haring exhibition, so the one at the de Young Museum in San Francisco is particularly welcome. Haring was a ground-breaking street artist inspired by social activism and progressive politics, as much as his identity as an openly gay man in the 1980s. Show More Summary
Of all the professions we didn’t know we dreamed of, balloon artist flies high. And Robert Moy, who runs the studio Brooklyn Balloon Company, is one. When Garage magazine, the glossy publication of power patron Dasha Zhukova (her space for contemporary art will arrive this coming spring as a full-fledged... More »
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Grafh causes some hell up in Harlem with Murda Mook in this new video for “New York Shit” which prominently features Keith Haring’s iconic ‘Crack is Wack’ mural. Off Grafh’s ’88 Crack Era mixtape, due next month. Previously: Grafh – 0 to 100 (Video)
Brash West Coast streetwear label Joyrich continue their series of pop-culture collaborations (having previously teamed up with The Simpsons, Keith Haring and Mickey Mouse) by teaming up with gentleman’s “lifestyle” publication… Joyrich x Playboy Fall/Winter 2014 Capsule Collection is a post by Alec Leach on Highsnobiety.
Reebok Classic have once again enlisted the works of the late, great street artist Keith Haring for a batch of new eye-popping Pump sneakers, in light of the Pump’s imminent 25th anniversary and the Pump Fury’s recent 20th birthday… Reebok Classic x Keith Haring Fall/Winter 2014 Pump Sneakers is a post by Alec Leach on Highsnobiety.
Crack is Wack is arguably Keith Haring's best-known work. It might also be the most famous mural in New York City. For one, it probably has more daily views than any other mural in NYC, due to its location next to passing cars on the Harlem River Drive (in Manhattan at 128th Street). How Crack is Wack came to be is not well-known. Show More Summary
Once again we have dived headfirst into the depths of e-commerce and emerged bearing a selection of this week’s best items from the world of menswear and beyond. From luxury sneakers to art books and kitchen accessories, here are our… What Dropped This Week | Neighborhood, Keith Haring, Common Projects & More is a post by Alec Leach on Highsnobiety.
Check it out! Hit the turf at BOMB Magazine for an in-depth interview with Andrew Blackley, Johanna Burton, and Scott Treleaven concerning Keith Haring’s affiliation with Brion Gysin, William S. Burroughs, and other NYC art-language practitioners. This conversation comes on the heels of a new exhibition at the Fales Library at NYU called “Keith Haring: [...]