Thorns by Robert Silverberg, 1977, from cover artist Keith Laban
In the 1980s, American Keith Haring was one of the most prominent contemporary artists and activists in the world. A current exhibition at the Folkwang Museum in Essen is exhibiting 200 pieces by the artist, who died at the age of 31 of AIDS-related complications.
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Weekly highlights: Keith Haring and his irrepressible art of hope, unforgetting the pioneer who became America's first internationally celebrated black artist, and more
'Art should be something that liberates your soul, provokes the imagination & encourages people to go further' - Keith Haring The first major UK exhibition of artist & activist #KeithHaring is open @tateliverpool ! ? Members go free any time, unlimited.
Keith Haring died of AIDS-related complications on 16 Feb 1990, age 31. The continues to strive to meet the artist’s wishes in the fight against HIV & AIDS. To find out how you can make a difference, visit the . , Ignorance = Fear#KeithHaring #WorldAIDSDay