Keith Haring, Untitled, 1982. Private collection. Art © Keith Haring Foundation
Keith Haring: The Political Line features more than 130 works of art, including large-scale paintings on vinyl tarpaulins and canvases, sculptures, and a number of Haring’s Subway Drawings. The exhibition creates a narrative that explores the artist’s responses to nuclear disarmament, racial inequality, the excesses of capitalism, environmental degradation, and other issues of deep personal concern to him. This de Young teacher workshop will include curriculum materials, background on the development of the exhibition, and a studio activity. The program will be geared toward students 6th grade and up. Space is limited to 40 teachers.