Friday, March 16, 2012
Keith Haring: 1978–1982 at the Brooklyn Museum
March 16–July 8, 2012
Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 5th Floor
Keith Haring: 1978–1982 is the first large-scale exhibition to explore the early career of one of the best-known American artists of the twentieth century. Tracing the development of Haring’s extraordinary visual vocabulary, the exhibition includes 155 works on paper, numerous experimental videos, and over 150 archival objects, including rarely seen sketchbooks, journals, exhibition flyers, posters, subway drawings, and documentary photographs.