Keith Haring Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines
Keith Haring (1958–1990) and Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988) changed the art world of the 1980s through their idiosyncratic imagery, radical ideas, and complex sociopolitical commentary. With each inventing a distinct visual language - employing signs, symbols, and words to convey strong messages in unconventional ways – leaving an indelible legacy, a force in contemporary visual and popular culture. Offering fascinating new insights into the artists’ work, this book reveals the many intersections among Haring and Basquiat’s lives, ideas, and practices. It brings together more than two hundred images accompanied by essays and interviews from renowned scholars, artists, and art critics, exploring the reach and range of Haring and Basquiat’s influence.
368 pages. 9.25” W x 11.25” H