Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 353

[Allen Ginsberg in his kitchen, 1988 – Photograph by Brian Graham]

The Toronto photo show, “Fleeting Moments, Floating Worlds.., that we mentioned last week continues. What we omitted to mention was the accompanying catalog (printed and designed by the legendary Coach House Press). As curator, John Shoesmith writes in the forward – “The accompanying catalog attempts to further the story behind the Ginsberg photographs. It contains the voices of several key individuals who were crucial to the poet’s “second coming” as a photographer, beginning in the mid-1980s; from the person who planted the seed within Ginsberg to … Read More

Keith Haring (1958-1990)

[“Long Skulled Keith Haring Lawrence Kansas September 9, 1987 Passing thru Burroughs Fiesta” (Ginsberg caption) Photo c. Allen Ginsberg Estate]
[Keith Haring ‘untitled, figures representing the aids virus’ May 13, 1989. Water color and ink on paper.]

Twenty-two years ago today, 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.