Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Keith Haring inside Sao Paulo

One of the icons of the second generation of pop art, the American Keith Haring (1958-1990) gains an exhibition in Sao Paulo. A selection of 94 works, including serigraphs, lithographs and woodcuts, plus videos, photos and personal documents are exposed until September.

The artist is known for bold colors and the well-tempered, hyperactive, featureless and sometimes naked or chubby characters. Well assembled and arranged in series, the show has four works displayed in the window that opens onto the Avenida Paulista in an appropriate "conversation" with the street. Haring is famous since in 1980, when he started drawing on blank advertising panels in New York subway. In 1983 he attended the 17th Bienal of Sao Paulo and even paint a wall on Avenue Sumaré later erased.

When: Till September 5th, from 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Caixa Cultural - Avenida Paulista 2083 - Sao Paulo
How Much: For free

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