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Scrawling graffiti in the subways of New York. Dancing with Madonna till dawn in the downtown clubs. Touring like a rock star, painting for the public, and raising awareness about AIDS, apartheid, and nuclear threats. Artist and activist Keith Haring made his mark in the We Are the World Eighties by acting up, getting arrested, and making a difference. Art Intelligence: Keith Haring
, available exclusively for iPad on the App Store, lets you relive the eraand revel in Harings joyful hands-in-the-air approach to life, art, politics, and dancing.
Like a visual wikipedia on steroids, Art Intelligences groundbreaking, first-ofits- kind navigation system lets you fully immerse yourself in Harings world. The app not only brings you Harings artstraight-up gorgeous, zoomable, and high-resit also puts Harings life and times at your fingertips: the fallout of Three Mile Island, the birth of MTV, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the highs and lows of the Reagan years, the emergence of New Yorks club scene, the ascendance of Basquiat, Grace Jones, and Warhols children, and, finally, the tragic toll of AIDS that claimed the lives of the most beloved talents of a generation.
Art Intelligence: Keith Haring is designed for the 21st Century. It gives you more information, in one place, than youll find anywhere online, more freedom to explore than any textbook, and more insight into the era than was ever possible at the time. The apps unique platform makes learning very 21st centurycommunal, open, interactive, and exciting. Bringing art to life is Art Intelligences prime directive. We believe that art is revolutionary, evolutionary, and powerful, explains CEO and Founder Bridget Goodbody. Our mission is to bring art, people, and ideas together so that we, as a tribe, can find connections that push life forward. Join us!
We are delighted with Art Intelligence's exciting new app, Keith Haring: The Politics of Dancing. Not only is Haring's artwork eminently suited to the format, but the editions ability to give users the opportunity to delve into his creative and socio-political influences as well as the myriad world events and cultural touchstones that shaped his thinking adds up to a remarkably deep and satisfying experience. Haring's philosophy of art emphasized accessibility and transcending boundaries. Pairing this philosophy with today's technology perfectly expands upon his vision. - Julia Gruen, Keith Haring Foundation