Keith Haring artwork exhibit involves Doylestown

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. – Kutztown to Doylestown is not a far journey. It is as near house as this Keith Haring artwork assortment goes to get because it trots the globe.

“We’re ecstatic to have Keith Haring’s assortment right here in Bucks County,” stated Joshua Lessard, Director of Exhibitions for the Michener Artwork Museum.

The museum is opening an exhibit of greater than 100 distinctive works of the Kutztown native and hero of Nineteen Eighties American artwork.

“I believe that we have been on the lookout for a present that was going to have the ability to communicate to our regional historical past, and a few of our native heroes,” stated Lessard.

Artwork collectors and fans say Haring’s pop artwork re-wrote the rulebook for up to date artwork. A lot of Haring’s legacy lives on this assortment, which is owned by his pal, Gary Cassinelli.

“He mainly got here to New York Metropolis, made a reputation for himself and acquired proper within the middle of the artwork world, as a result of he had one thing to supply,” stated Cassinelli.

When you stroll in, you will discover the exhibit pays homage to Keith Haring’s hometown, together with two posters, ‘Farmer Couple’ and ‘Man With Lovebird,’ each with references to Kutztown, and within the pages of those yearbooks you’ll be able to see Keith Haring in motion in his artwork class in highschool.

“It is a terrific story to inform,” stated Cassinelli.

The gathering was most lately on show in Napes, Florida; earlier than that, St. Louis. As soon as it leaves Bucks County, it is certain for artwork galleries abroad.


“From right here, it’ll be going to Torino, Italy, after which to Tel Aviv,” stated Cassinelli.

You’ll be able to absorb Haring’s work on the Michener Artwork Museum by way of July thirty first.

“He is a chief instance to point out younger folks, simply go for it, it could actually occur,” stated Cassinelli.

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