vienna: keith haring 1978-1982

if you're heading for vienna don't miss this must-see exhibition at kunsthalle wien [on until sep 19]. dubbed keith haring 1978-1982 - the early experimental years, the show displays rarely shown early work, created between 1978 and 1982. it was in this period that the artist left his native pittsburgh for new york city. the relocation vigorously influenced his language as an artist, his private life, and his open homosexuality. the elaborate show puts an emphasis on works on paper and features drawings and sketches, but also videos, flyers, posters, photographs and subway drawings, word collages, texts, and diaries. location: museumsplatz 1 [neubau]. © timothy greenfield-sanders - keith haring