Art Is Life The Life of Artist Keith Haring

Tami Lewis Brown  art Is life

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) December 2020

Writer Tami Lewis Brown and illustrator Keith Negley present a joyful picture book biography of modern art icon Keith Haring, celebrating the ways his life embodied the message: art is for everyone.

Art is life... and life is art.

Keith Haring believed that art should be enjoyed by everyone.

When Keith first moved to New York City, he rode the subway and noticed how the crowds were bored and brusque, and that the subways were decayed and dreary. He thought the people of New York needed liberating, illuminating, and radiating art. So he bought a stick of white chalk and started drawing…---from the publisher

48 pages                                      978-0374304249                         Ages 6-10

Keywords:  artist, biography, nonfiction, art, New York, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old

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