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Alexandra Bircken: A–Z

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Museum Brandhorst
Theresienstraße 35A 80333 München
Keith Haring, Untitled (Self-Portrait), 1985, UAB 786aus der Sammlung Brandhorst
Talk

In Focus: Keith Haring

  • LanguageEnglish
  • Time of day7:00 PM until 9:00 PM
  • Duration120 minutes
  • RegistrationNo registration required
  • PriceFree Admission

Description

Keith Haring is regarded as a key figure in the New York art scene of the 1980s. Like almost no other artist, he managed to bridge the gap between the art scene and subculture, between a wide audience and experts. His works thrill with their accessibility, while addressing highly political topics such as homophobia, racism and the AIDS crisis. The genuinely open character of his works – one encounters them on poster spaces in the subway, on the walls of buildings, or in pop-up stores – and his political activism maintain an unbroken relevance to this day. Darren Pih, curator of the large Keith Haring retrospective at Tate Liverpool in 2019, presents this long-overlooked side of Keith Haring’s oeuvre.

 

6:30 PM | Doors open

7:00 PM | Lecture with Darren Pih

 

Followed by | Film Screening "Drawing the Line. A Portrait of Keith Haring"

Produced and Directed by Elisabeth Aubert (Schlumberger)

US, 1989

Language: English

 

The event takes place in the foyer of the museum. The book shop is open and offers a selection of publications on the artist.

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Please note that photographs and videos will be taken at this event and will be published in digital and analog form for the purpose of internal and external reporting.

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