Artist Keith Haring was inspired by the graffiti, pop art and underground club culture of New York. Haring was a great collaborator and worked with like-minded artists such as Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. All were interested in creating art for the many. Haring designed record covers for RUN DMC and David Bowie, directed a […]
Find out what Keith Haring’s friends were like and hear his favorite music by watching this video Nelson Sullivan made at Keith’s New Year’s Eve Party welcoming 1984.
In April of 1983 while the Haggerty Museum was under construction, Keith Haring, then a young artist living in New York, was invited to the Marquette University Campus in Milwaukee to create a mural on the construction site where the building for the new museum was to be built. The aim of the Keith Haring […]
Warhol by LaChapelle “They wrote about Basquiat when he was 25 that he was finished, his career was done, over, and at 27 he was dead. He didn’t know that that would pass. They told him that the paintings he and Andy did together were horrible. Now people make fortunes out of it, they never […]
Untitled, 1984 “When I started going to high school, I became less and less interested in cartooning for cartooning’s sake. I was wanting to become an ‘Artist.’” By John Gruen, excerpt from Keith Haring: The Authorized Biography, 1992 Keith Haring – “When I started going to high school, I became less and less interested in cartooning […]