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Art Basel Special: Keith Haring on The Art Market

by Christopher Schreck on November 29, 2011
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More from the Keith Haring Journals. Just for starters, “I can't believe that some people are so shallow as to worry about whether one person, like Saatchi, collects me or not,” says Haring. “How can one person be an important determiner of what is good or not? In fact, if someone is trying to use their power or collecting to impose their taste and standardize the taste of the entire culture, then I think they are the most suspicious suspects of all.”

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Keith Haring on Computer Art, 1978

by Art Fag City on November 28, 2011
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I’ve never cared much for the work of Keith Haring, so perhaps its fitting that the artist whose work most resembles that made by a robot worried about a computer takeover. An excerpt from the Keith Haring Journals after the jump.

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Occupy Wall Street, 2011 vs Felix Gonzales-Torres, 1993: A Stark Contrast

by Paddy Johnson on October 18, 2011
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Mining AFC’s library has once again proved fruitful. In this week’s selection of quotes by art world types, the book “Between Artists” yields some great thoughts on revolution and the can in a 1993 interview between Felix Gonzalez-Torres and Tim Rollins.

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Robert Crumb on Revolution, 2006

by Paddy Johnson on October 10, 2011
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Robert Crumb in conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist, “Human beings just have a hard time getting along with each other. It's a miracle we get along as well as we do.”

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