After The Washington Post canceled its annual Peeps diorama contest, Washington City Paper stepped up.
"Keith used his work as a tool for organizations to raise money, to raise awareness and to disrupt society norms."
Yes, his life ended tragically, but his art was and still is full of life and happy energy, whether it's his chalk drawings
Yayoi Kusama, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring -- all the cool kids are doing it.
Patti Smith and Marianne Faithfull Take in "The Beat Generation" at Centre Pompidou: Hipsters on the Continent
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New shoes and glasses draw inspiration from the iconic queer artist's work.
One such piece is the Wojnarowicz painting, which was auctioned off circa 1990 at the height of the economic crash. Berman
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Vito Russo, the legendary gay and AIDS activist whose achievements have already earned him a biography and several film documentaries, is best known as the author of The Celluloid Closet and as a co-founder of GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)
It takes a true intuitive sense and careful execution to produce a mashup or remix, and rarely does an artist create a classic in the process. But Owen Dippie may have done it twice this month in Brooklyn.
New York street artists FLOrE and Westgard share the spotlight in a two-person exhibition titled "CALIFORNIA Dreaming."
Perhaps only the great die young, yet true genius lives on as evidenced by Haring's enduring legacy -- his amazing contributions to art continue to flourish today in our homes, exhibitions and major museums all over the world.
After a record year for sales in 2014 -- artnet reported that the global fine art auction reached $16.1 billion -- expectations are high for the upcoming modern and contemporary sales in New York. This May, the auctions will bring an influx of art buyers from around the world to the city.
Twenty-five years ago today, the first Day Without Art began as the US art world's national day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis.
Current day San Francisco seems to be housing a creative rush, more than ever. Not just the land for apps, but a hotbed for true artist types, who are re-emerging as part of the Bay Area's 2.0 tech-renaissance movement.
To me, my proudest moment is still being around. I think about a lot of my friends that are no longer here and it makes me