Art Is Life: The Life Of Artist Keith Haring

byTami Lewis BrownIllustratorKeith Negley

December 1, 2020|
Art Is Life: The Life Of Artist Keith Haring by Tami Lewis Brown
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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.

Tami Lewis Brown is a former lawyer and elementary school librarian. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts where she has served on the board of trustees for over ten years. Her previous picture book biography, Soar, Elinor!, was a 2011 Top Ten Amelia Bloomer Project selection and Juni...
Title:Art Is Life: The Life Of Artist Keith Haring
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:48 pages, 11.29 X 8.9 X 0.42 in
Shipping dimensions:48 pages, 11.29 X 8.9 X 0.42 in
Published:December 1, 2020
Publisher:Farrar, Straus and Giroux (Byr)
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780374304249

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