Keith Haring’s relationship with New York’s nightlife explored in new book

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Featuring Grace Jones, Jean-Michel Basquiat and more…

Writer and DJ Dave Haslam has written a new book on artist and activist Keith Haring’s relationship with New York’s nightlife, titled We the Youth: Keith Haring’s New York Nightlife, published this October via Confingo Publishing.

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From the role of DJs and graffiti artists, to Haring’s relationship with contemporaries Grace Jones and Jean-Michel Basquiat, We the Youth: Keith Haring’s New York Nightlife offers a comprehensive look into Keith Haring’s relationship with New York after dark.

The book also explores Haring’s queer activism and the impact of the AIDs crisis on his art.

We the Youth: Keith Haring’s New York Nightlife follows Soul Jazz Records’ compilation, titled Keith Haring: The World of Keith Haring, released to accompany the artist’s retrospective at Tate Liverpool.

Copies of the new book are signed by Dave Haslam.

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