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Stick On Haring! – Festival LiberArti in Montaione, Florence, Italy

Stick On Haring! wants to render homage to the artist Keith Haring in memory of the 20th anniversary of his death.

Keith Haring was an American painter and writer. Haring’s work represents the street culture of 80’s in New York. Keith Haring died of AIDS on February 16, 1990. He was 31 year old. Although the premature death, Haring’s imagery has become a widely recognized visual language of the 20th century.

In occasion of the Festival Multiarte liberARTI June 26, 2010 in Montaione (Florence – Italy) will be exposed some shapes that reproduce the famous Haring’s colourful figures. The people who are going to be join this event will be able to have a chance of participating actively, they will be able covering from live the Haring’s models with stickers which are coming from the artists all over the world. The shapes transformed from the people in 3D combo sticker, are not only a homage to Keith Haring, but want to represent also the path that the street art has undertaken from 80’s years eighty until our days.

Successively the combo-shapes that will be produced during the event Stick On Haring! will be cart around and photographed in places symbol of Haring in Italy (like in front of the graffito Tuttomondo in Pisa) or in other events and exhibitions in memory of Haring. In fact Stick On Haring! will not be the single event that the Italian alternative art will dedicate to the New Yorker artist, but other initiatives will be realized and will be concluded ideally with the next exhibition of “Stick My World” on September 12, 2010 in Rome (Italy).

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