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Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines at the NGV International leaves out important information about who Haring was as a person and, therefore, as an artist. © Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York © Keith Haring Foundation Photo: Tom Ross

Why did the NGV put Keith Haring back in the closet?

At the National Gallery of Victoria’s summer blockbuster, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines, Haring's sexuality is obscured.
Crossing Lines, ‘a raw and uncompromising show’, opens with this reproduction of Haring’s creation on the NGV Waterwall, which he painted in 1984. NGV/© Keith Haring Foundation Photo: Tom Ross

‘Nothing quite prepares you for the impact of this exhibition’: Haring Basquiat at the NGV

Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines may well be the riskiest exhibition the National Gallery of Victoria has staged in its more than 150-year history.

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