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November 8, 2014–February 16, 2015 • Herbst Exhibition Galleries
See the exhibition San Francisco Chronicle art critic Kenneth Baker describes as "Haring at his best."
Christian L. Frock from KQED muses, "Even if you think you know him, look again, and see the world anew."
The first major Keith Haring show on the West Coast in nearly two decades, The Political Line features more than 130 works of art including large scale paintings (on tarpaulins and canvases), sculptures, and a number of the artist’s subway drawings, among other works. The critically acclaimed exhibition creates a narrative that explores the artist’s responses to nuclear disarmament, racial inequality, the excesses of capitalism, environmental degradation, and others issues of deep personal concern to the artist. Learn more.
Please note that the exhibition contains certain artworks that are adult in nature; images included on this site may be violent, sexual, and/or political in content.
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