Friday, May 04, 2012
Google has used letters inspired by the work of the late New York artist Keith Haring for the "doodle" above its homepage search bar. Haring died tragically of AIDS in 1990. Friday would have been his 54th birthday.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Early works by a pop-graffitist in Brooklyn, paintings of devils in Chelsea, art from the Byzantine era at the Met, the stark look of Deco in Japan and a very special drawing class at the Whitney. There is lots to see and do this week. Here's what we're looking at.
Wednesday, March 07, 2012
FULL DISCLOSURE: The photos that accompany this article contain graphic images that may be upsetting to viewers. Pop artist Keith Haring painted his signature lines and squiggles in many places throughout New York City, but one of the most unique may have been the men's bathroom at the Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
The Richard Hambleton retrospective at Phillips de Pury & Company is only on view through Tuesday. But there's still plenty of historic graffiti around town to cast your eye over. With the help of graffiti aficionada Katherine Lorimer (who snaps shots of street art as Luna Park), WNYC has created a tour of five of the coolest and oldest pieces of graffiti around town.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
By Erica Getto
Tuesday afternoon, the online auction site artnet Auctions wrapped up its week-long sale “Urban Scrawl: Graffiti and Street Art.” Among the sale’s high ticket items were works by Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and other influential New York street artists of the 20th century. Click here to see a slideshow of some of the works that sold.