Keith Haring: The Political Line, at the de Young museum, SF
Through February 16, 2015
HERBST SPECIAL EXHIBITION GALLERIES
Many of the works are on loan from the Keith Haring Foundation, New York, with supplemental loans from public and private collections. The exhibition features more than 130 works, including large-scale paintings on tarpaulins and canvases, sculptures, and a number of the artist’s subway drawings. The exhibition creates a narrative that explores Haring’s responses to nuclear proliferation, racial inequality, the excesses of capitalism, environmental degradation, and other issues of deep personal concern.
Additional Online Resources:
Mission: Artsy strives to make all of the world’s art accessible to anyone online. Keith Haring’s page provides visitors with Haring’s bio, over 250 of his works, exclusive articles about Haring, up-to-date listings of exhibitions, as well as publication and collection listings to provide further context. Haring is also featured in their recent editorial about artists who paved the way for marriage equality.