KEITH HARING: Crack is Wack


Listen to the Story: 4 minutes

Description:

Explore the story behind arguably one of the most famous pieces of street art, that was drawn illegally, approved by the government (allowing Keith, who was arrested for it, avoid jail time), vandalized with a pro-crack message, until finally being commissioned to be painted again in a protected location.

Via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9-h2ZXYSzE