In the 1980s, Richard Hambleton was the Shadowman, a specter in the night who painted hundreds of startling silhouettes on the walls of lower Manhattan and, along with Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat, sparked the street art movement. Show More Summary
If the streets of the late 70s NYC's East Village were brutal, its arts scene was vibrant. MoMA's show, featuring Keith Haring and 'Bikini Girl,' is a time-travel treat.
As part of its SPRZ NY project, Japanese retailer UNIQLO has partnered up with PINTRILL to create limited edition pins inspired by legendary New York artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring. In this fresh collaboration, art meets fashion as some of the pair’s most recognizable drawings — including Basquiat’s trademark golden crown and motif and Haring’s iconic […]
We’re big fans of Marc H. Miller’s Gallery 98, which documents vintage art and ephemera from the once thriving downtown New York art scene in the 1970s and ‘80s. From posters by a young Keith Haring to DIY exhibition flyers and more, Gallery 98 captures the scene as it really was, no romanticizing whatsoever (see: […]
Phillips announced that it will offer Keith Haring?s monumental ?CityKids Speak on Liberty? Banner for private sale this fall. Executed in 1986, the legendary Manhattan-based artist created the 90?x30? banner in conjunction with The CityKids Foundation to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the Statue of Liberty?s arrival in the United States. Show More Summary
The velum painted by Keith Haring (1958-1990) is on display again at the Stedelijk Museum. The American artist painted the canvas, which filters daylight into the grand hallway, especially for his solo exhibition at the Stedelijk in 1986. Show More Summary
A joint booth by Salon 94 and Antiquarium Ltd. juxtaposes Ancient Egyptian art with contemporary works, foremost among them Haring's hieroglyphic sculptures and prints. The post Keith Haring and Ancient Egypt Connect at Frieze Masters appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Meet the lovechild of Keith Haring & Lisa Frank.
This week in art news: the British Museum apologized for a controversial #AskACurator tweet, Documenta's organizers disputed claims that the exhibition has accrued a €7 million deficit, and an 88.5-foot-tall Keith Haring mural in Paris was restored. The post Art Movements appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Coach 1941 sent its men down a catwalk of glitter for its spring-summer 2018 show. The label’s creative director Stuart Vevers set the scene for a season of looks you can easily imagine seeing in the eclectic streets of New York. Adding a special character to the lineup of clothes, Vevers took inspiration from American... [Read More]
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Haring had assumed that his South Philadelphia mural would disappear, and it hasn't. For this 88½-foot mural, it was the opposite: "I made this painting to amuse the sick children in this hospital, now and in the future," he wrote in his diary - but by 2011 it had deteriorated badly, and the hospital was […]
Haring painted We the Youth on the side of a South Philadelphia row house in 1987 after his first plan - to paint a city garbage truck - didn't pan out. The mural faced a vacant lot, and both Haring and his sponsors always expected another house to be built on it eventually. Then, of […]
La Nave Salinas was conceived as a warehouse to store the salt harvested from the sea in nearby salt ?elds. Built in 1941 as part of a jobs program during the post-civil war crisis in Spain, art collector and patron Lio Malca revived...Show More Summary
Haring Deadpool by Theduc If Keith Haring had hired models to pose for him he might have considered hiring Wade Wilson, which would have been a huge mistake because he wouldn't have stopped moving around like an idiot the whole time....Show More Summary
San Francisco-based filmmaker Leo Herrera has been at work over the last year on a film that explores a vision of a contemporary world in which AIDS never happened, a 59-year-old Keith Haring was still graffiti-ing penises over subway station posters, and a 68-year-old Robert Mapplethorpe had an active Instagram account. [ more › ]
Many consider it his most risque work ever.
“This is the bathroom of sin,” Prabal Gurung explained to Phillip Lim as they entered a former lavatory at The LGBT Center’s New York headquarters on Sunday. The rectangular room has become known as “The Keith Haring Bathroom” for the wildly erotic cartoon mural painted by the artist less than...
Keith Haring, born in Pennsylvania in 1958, moves to New York at the age of twenty and immediately falls under the spell of the lively street-art scene. At this point, Pop Art has already been around for some time. Graffiti shapes the face of the city. Show More Summary