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10 Things You Need To Know About Keith Haring, As Told By His Namesake Exhibition at Tate Liverpool

Posted On: Jun 18, 2019   |   Posted By: 10 magazine

10 Things You Need To Know About Keith Haring, As Told By His Namesake Exhibition at Tate Liverpool

Tseng Kwong Chi, “Keith Haring in subway car ” , © Muna Tseng Dance Projects, Inc. Art © Keith Haring Foundation
Deemed an artist of the people for his hugely reactive visual motifs, decision of display and charged responses to global political crises, Keith Haring is an artist whose work still seems as relevant today as it did when it first emerged in subway stations at the start of the 1980s in New York City. Bringing together a varied examination of the life of an artist whose visual dictionary has come to be lauded as an international language, Tate Liverpool has constructed a timeline of the life of the pop cultural icon from his beginnings at the School of Visual Arts to his portrayals of macabre devil sperm as his body became affected by AIDS.
As the first ever major UK exhibition documenting work and life of the artist, Keith Hering at Tate Liverpool is the ultimate social postcard of the time and place so often referenced in pop culture. Whether before you head over there or...

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