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Keith Haring

Keith Haring, Untitled 1983 © Keith Haring Foundation

An unmistakable style that has come to define an era

Join us for the first, major UK exhibition of artist and activist Keith Haring (1958–1990). Visitors can enjoy more than 70 art works including large, vibrant paintings, drawings and sculptures.

A part of the legendary New York art scene of 1980s, Haring was a champion of his generation’s counterculture. He was inspired by graffiti, pop art and underground club culture. Haring worked with like-minded artists such as Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat. All were interested in creating art for the many. They used new media and public spaces, not galleries to do so.

Discover how activism played a key role in Haring’s art. Compelled to speak for his generation, his art responds to urgent issues including political dictatorship, racism, homophobia, drug addiction, AIDS awareness, capitalism and the environment.

Also on display are posters, photographs, and videos that conjure the vibrancy of late 1980s New York street culture that Haring embraced and reflected.

Keith Haring, Untitled 1983

Keith Haring, Untitled 1983 © Keith Haring Foundation

Keith Haring, Untitled 1986

Keith Haring, Untitled 1986 © Keith Haring Foundation

Tate Liverpool

Albert Dock
Liverpool Waterfront
Liverpool L3 4BB
Plan your visit


14 June – 10 November 2019


£12.50 / FREE for Members

Admission £12.50 (£10 Advance booking)

Concession £10 (£8 Advance booking)

Tate Collective £5 (Online booking only)

Under 16s FREE (Collect your free ticket on the day of your visit)

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