The Hieroglyphics of Keith Haring at The Musée en Herbe on

Exhibition running from Mar 15 2011 until Mar 01 2012

This exciting exhibition will showcase over 50 works by Keith Haring as well as a stele and an Egyptian sarcophagus.

This exciting exhibition will showcase over 50 works by Keith Haring as well as a stele and an Egyptian sarcophagus.Come and take a stroll down the streets of New York and discover the different aspects of Keith Haring’s work including: the Houston Street mural, a famous subway drawing, the Pop Shop, his abstract alphabet, a car painted by Haring in 1984 at the 24 hours of Le Mans (the world’s oldest car race) and last but not least a selection of Haring’s sculptures guarded by his famous Three Eyed Face.

Keith Haring’s visual vocabulary, symbols and modern hieroglyphics shall serve as a guiding thread throughout the visit. Visitors end their voyage by travelling back in time to Ancient Egypt where they shall discover a genuine stele and an Egyptian sarcophagus placed vis-à-vis Keith Haring’s totem.

Renowned artists inspired by Keith Haring have also been invited to the museum to present and share their work with the children over the course of the exhibition. The oldest such as Jean Faucheur, Hervé di Rosa, worked with Keith Haring, where as for younger artists the street is a museum open to all. Musée en Herbe and the neighbourhood of the first district will both be part of this "Explosition!"

Pure Evil: June 28 to July 17, 2011  
Sistebane: July 19 to September 4, 2011  
Jerome Mesnager: September 6 to September 25, 2011  
Hervé di Rosa: September 27 to October 16, 2011  
Jean Faucheur: October 18 to November 6, 2011  
Rero: November 8 to November 27, 2011  
Zevs: November 29 to December 18, 2011  
Artist hidden: December 20 to January 8, 2012  
Jef Aerosol: January 10 to January 29, 2012  
Artist mystery: 1 February to 1 March 2012

OPENING HOURS: Mon- Sun: 10.00 – 19.00, Tue: 10.00 – 21.00

Image Credits:

Exhibition © Keith Haring Foundation, Le Musée en Herbe

© Keith Haring Foundation

© Keith Haring Foundation, courtesy galerie Laurent Strouk

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