The Universe of Keith Haring makes a point

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MOVIE REVIEW

The film documents the career of one of the most efficient producers of contemporary art anyone has known since Picasso, who holds the Guinness Book of World records title for producing the most artifacts by a single artist.

While Picasso’s career as an artist lasted several decades, the production was consistent and steady over a period of time, where as Keith Haring’s career was quite the opposite. It only lasted ten years and his friend Jean-Michel Basquiat’s was even shorter than that—just breaking the lucky seven benchmark.

This is the very poignant point of this film because once you know this fact you can begin to understand the time in which these two artists lived and produced a phenomenal amount of work before succumbing to their very own personal, but yet publicly displayed passions of sex and drugs.