(Excerpt from 'Citizens of Humanity x Keith Haring “The Political Line”' posted by Lauren Festa on think Contra. Found here http://www.thinkcontra.com/citizens-of-humanity-x-keith-haring)
Keith Haring was one of the most famous artists of his time, and exhibited alongside Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Jenny Holzer and Daniel Buren.
This Friday, Keith Haring’s “The Political Line” opens on April 19 at The Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.
+ CENTQUATRE will feature Keith Haring’s large-format works, and one of his most epic, “The Ten Commandments,” painted in 1985.
+ Over 250 pictures on canvas and tarpaulins, subway wall works, including twenty large-format pieces will be on view, celebrating the Haring humanities.
+ In addition to sponsoring the exhibition, denim brand Citizens of Humanity is also presenting a special children's program that will bring groups of underprivileged youth to visit the museum and participate in tours and workshops.
Citizens of Humanity is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming exhibition, The Political Line — one of the most extensive Keith Haring (1958-1990) retrospectives to date. The Political Line will reveal the importance of Haring’s art as visual activism, highlighting the diversity of his socio-political iconography throughout his career. The exhibition will open at The Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and at the art space, CENTQUATRE, April 19 through August 18, 2013.
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