HU Strategy in Context : The Work and Practice of New York ’ s Downtown Artists in the Late 1970 s and Early 1980 s By Sharon

  • Sharon Patricia Harper, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kenny Scharf
  • Published 2014

Abstract

The rise of neo-conservatism defined the critical context of many appraisals of artistic work produced in downtown New York in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Although initial reviews of the scene were largely enthusiastic, subsequent assessments of artistic work from this period have been largely negative. Artists like Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat… (More)

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