Why Museums create time capsules. Keith’s late 70s and early 80s art happenings at downtown clubs could never occur in the shopping mall of today’s Manhattan (unless it was sponsored by Target). To see his work from the subway on blank ad space is just quaint. Those blank spaces don’t exist anymore. It was amazing to see his early journal entries and sketches with such a naive and jagged line. To see that painted line evolve into a sophisticated confidant expression is one of the biggest take aways from the show.
Go Now! Not only do you get to see the maturation of an incredibly gifted man, but you also get a glimpse of a city that truly was an island free of the Mall of America. Hurry, you have until July 8th.
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