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Work by Keith Haring back in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Work by Keith Haring back in the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

A gigantic work of Keith Haring returns after more than thirty years absence back in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam. The translucent cloth of hundreds of square meters on October 12 to see in the museum.

The artist made his painting, known as The Velum of Keith Haring, especially for any sacred exhibition in Amsterdam in 1986. Armed with spray filled the American artist and the canvas with the for him characteristic, dancing puppets in thick lines and bright colors.

Due to the vulnerable materials were the years stored. The work later this summer, restored and hangs from October at least a half a year above the staircase in the central hall of the museum.

Keith Haring grew from graffiti artist in the New York of the eighties to internationally celebrated visual artist. He cut off with his work social themes, such as racism, drugs and war. Another recurring topic was aids, the disease to which he in 1990 at the age of 31 died.

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