The movie “The Universe Of Keith Haring” is an intimate portrait of the world renowned artist Keith Haring whose mantra was “Art is for everyone!” The film “The Universe Of Keith Haring” is an intimate exploration of his background and career of one of the most popular and significant artists of the 20th century. The film “The Universe Of Keith Haring” features interviews and archival footage of Fab 5 Freddy, Jeffrey Deitch, Kim Hastreiter, Grace Jones, Madonna, Yoko Ono, David LaChapelle, Kenny Scharf, Carlo McCormick, Andy Warhol, Ann Magnuson, Tony Shafrazi, and Junior Vasquez, among many others. Audio excerpts from original interviews with Keith Haring, were conducted by Haring’s biographer John Gruen (Keith Haring: the Authorized Biography). The film’s theme song is by the famed DJ and record producer, Junior Vasquez, with an original soundtrack by Angelo Talocci.
The Keith Haring Foundation was established in 1989 to assist AIDS related and children’s charities, and maintains the largest resource of archives on the late artist, Keith Haring. Haring’s bold lines and active figures carry poignant messages of vitality and unity. His legacy made an impact on late 20th century art and grants us all a vision for the future. Keith Haring died of AIDS at the age of 31 in 1991.