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Against All Odds
July 1 @ 8:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm
Where: Arlington Museum of Art
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Tuesday-Saturday; 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. on Sunday
In a nutshell: Combining colorful, bold lines of cartoons with the raw energy of Art Brut artists like Jean DuBuffet, Haring developed a distinct pop-graffiti aesthetic centered on fluid, bold outlines against a dense, rhythmic overspread of iconic pop art imagery. Haring explored social themes, which were emblematic of his time, such as exploitation, consumerism, social discrimination, drug abuse and the HIV/AIDS crisis.
For more: arlingtonmusem.org