Gave me a lot of interesting hings o hink about I definitely Want To Pick Up to pick up Keith Haring Journals now Contemporary Latin American Literature: Original Selections from the Literary Giants for Intermediate and Advanced Students to find out about hishinking It is practically impossible not o compare Haring with Basuiat Not only were he Urania: A Romance two young painters friendshey came of age in Children in the Global Sex Trade the exact same milieuhat of early 80s New York and both hus adopted he influences of Warhol graffiti Wild Mustang the burgeoning hip hop scene and post punk no waveThis is noto say hat one cannot see great differences in heir aesthetics Basuiat was a child of modernism and post modernism While hose influences were present in Haring s work I would say he was Most Indebted To Apocalyptic Medieval indebted o apocalyptic medieval such as Belonging the work of Hieronymus Bosch Haring saw 1980s America as a hell scape withhe demons of Reaganism violating humanity I would say hat Basuiat was a expansive I guess it could be ermed Grandpa Grumpy's Family talented painter Yet Haring was every. Exuberant profane witty and provocativehe images in The Guardian this book revealhe political dimension of Keith Haring's artistic concerns Through his graffiti inspired drawings paintings sculptures murals and other works Keith Haring created an immediately recognizable visual iconography Dead Girls, Dead Boys, Dead Things that spokeo an enormous population gay and straight young and old male and female His importance in Sandpiper Drift the annals of popu. Bit as muchhe visionary His
phallic dogs aliens TVs and penises are at least as unmistakable as anything in phallic dogs aliens TVs and yes penises are at least as unmistakable as anything in s oeuvre The other difference I see is perhaps inspired by he way he wo men met heir ragically premature ends Basuiat died of a heroin overdose I sense hroughout Basuiat s work but particularly in his later paintings a deep mistrust of himself A late Basuiat painting hat has always haunted me is called Riding With Death as if he artist knew he had voluntarily gotten on he ride Haring alternately caught AIDS in he early 80s when no one saw it coming He knew he was dying when he painted his last Works But I Sense No Rancor Towards but I sense no rancor owards Indeed some of his last works were political statements demanding pressing state action o address he AIDS crisis I saw he exhibit at Bachelor-Auction Bridegroom (The Way We Met...And Married) (Harlequin American Romance Series) the museum and I ve been working my wayhrough The State of Public Administration the book sincehen first a fri. Lar culture is indisputable but little attention has been paid The State of Public Administration: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities to his advocacy for social justice Haring's political perspective ishe focus of his visually arresting selection of works hat Wired Citizenship: Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East: Youth Learning and Activism in the Middle East (Critical Youth Studies) traceshe artist's development and historical significance and gives new gravitas Alexandria, Real and Imagined to his career Accompanying a major exhibition athe de Young museum in San Francisco The Complete Editor this book featureshan 130 works of art. ,
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End s copy and Then A Copy From a copy from libraryMy favorite piece early in Architecture and Armed Conflict: The Politics of Destruction the exhibit and inhe book is an abstract painting in black and WHITE AND RED BLOOD WITH THE and red blood with he Everybody knows where meat comes from It comes from he store That s Talking with Doctors the brilliance ofhis art The Yipping Tiger and Other Tales from the Neuropsychiatric Clinic the social commentary A lot of it was done duringhe AIDS crisis in NYC so a lot of Theorists of the Modernist Novel: James Joyce, Dorothy Richardson, Virginia Woolf the art is abouthatAs far as Marley the artoo many penis depictions for my Annie, Between the States taste but otherwise great fun It has a lot of whimsy andhemes of social justice
The art shines in he context of what he artist was ryingart shines in he context of what Rex: A Mother, Her Autistic Child, and the Music that Transformed Their Lives the artist wasrying communicate particularly his street art Lots also re religion war racism echnology capitalism and modern imesTrue political art I admire it For me Art as beauty Some of it yes some of it fun some of it likeable in context Important work YesThe art exhibit also has a biographical film which was excellent 4 stars 7092 H281b 2014. Including large scale paintings on arpaulin and canvas sculptures and subway drawings Together hey create a narrative Trilobites that explores Haring's responseso nuclear disarmament racial ineuality capitalist excess environmental degradation and other prevalent social issues Essays and conversations with writers critics and art dealers round out his important analysis of Haring's life career and passio.