May 4, 2021

Tseng Kwong Chi, Keith Haring at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1985

Happy birthday to the one and only Keith Haring, who would have been 63 today! Here he is, captured by his friend and frequent photographer Tseng Kwong Chi, posing alongside one of his signature graphic figures on a mural for the Brooklyn Academy of Music in 1985. To read more about the still-relevant punch—both political and pop—Haring’s artworks pack today, check out this feature by Arwa Haider for Elephant, hooked to Tate Liverpool’s 2019 exhibition of the artist’s work.

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