Selected Writing

Haring – Art in Transit


Keith Haring’s introduction to “Art in Transit”
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Haring All-Over

Moses and the Burning Bush, 1985

The curator of this online exhibition discusses Haring’s use of “complex surface patterns and startling color combinations”.
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Heaven and Hell


An analysis of the darker side of Haring’s work.
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His Art Is His Life


Gianni Mercurio interviews the New York art dealer, Jeffrey Deitch about Keith Haring’s development as an artist and his influence on art practiced today.
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Introduction to Art in Transit


Henry Geldzhaler’s introduction to “Art in Transit”
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Keith Haring


“Ah, Keith Haring. It’s hard to speak of him without remembering that he died at the age of thirty-one.”
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Keith Haring and Czech Art


“Keith Haring is not unknown to artists in the Czech Republic… Haring’s drawings, paintings and prints became symbols of the new artistic energy of the 1980s. Nonetheless it is only now, more than 17 years after his death, that his first exhibition is taking place here [The Czech Republic].”
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Keith Haring, An Intimate Conversation

Keith Haring

Keith Haring in an intimate conversation with David Scheff published in the Rolling Stone in August of 1989. Scheff writes, “Haring is wearing paint -splattered jeans, untied Nike Delta Force high tops and one of his SAFE SEX T-shirts two cocks jerking each other off. He is thin and pale, eyes wide behind thick-rimmed gray glasses, sort of like Sherman of Peabody and Sherman.”.
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Keith Haring: Art and Commerce

After nearly twenty years in business, Keith Haring’s Pop Shop closed last September. There was very little fanfare, yet many mourn the loss.
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Keith Haring: In The Moment


“For Haring, painting was an experience that at its best allowed him to transcend reality…. This was a radically different experience from the one that lay behind the culture of the tag, which entailed a monotonous affirmation of the writer’s ego, traced in clearly visible letters in every corner of the metropolis.”
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