Twenty-two years ago today, [2020 update – thirty years] the artist Keith Haring passed away. We send you, of course, to the Keith Haring Foundation – “The Keith Haring Foundation was established in 1989 to assist AIDS-related and children’s charities, and maintains the largest resource of archives on the late artist..”. Check out also their blog here for further updated information.
In March, “Keith Haring: 1978-1982” – “the first large scale exhibition to explore (his) early career”, will take place at the Brooklyn Museum.
“Timothy Leary. Andy Warhol. Allen Ginsberg. Grace Jones. Jean-Michel Basquiat. William Burroughs. These, Keith told me one evening, were the persons in his pantheon” (Robert Farris Thompson, in his obituary for Keith Haring in Artforum)
Allen was the proud owner of a number of works by Keith (he can be seen jokingly displaying one of them, the coyly-named “Pals”, to Taylor Mead, in this video). …
A further AG image: