Homage to Haring at Brooklyn Museum
This article was posted by Martha Cooper 1 Year, 3 months, 1 Day, 8 hours, 52 minutes ago.
The Brooklyn Museum celebrated their big, new Keith Haring show with a gala opening on Wednesday. Many fellow artists, friends, celebrities and art world peeps were in attendance. The exhibit focuses on Keith’s early career 1978-1982 and includes all kinds of large and small works seldom seen before. There’s an entire room of chalk drawings peeled from subway signboards and charming, early videos of Keith at work. Personally I felt that LA2 deserved more recognition than just a mention on one panel and, I admit, I was disappointed not to see Subway Art among all the graffiti and street art books in the museum shop. But the show, which will be up until July 8, is a must-see.
Here are a few of my own photos—not in the show.
© Martha Cooper & 12ozProphet - Saturday March 17, 2012