American Masters

Meet Keith Haring's art dealer, famous for defacing Picasso

Clip: 12/04/2020 | 2m 48s | Video has closed captioning.

Once Keith Haring's work started to create a buzz in the art world, he needed to find an art dealer to help him. He chose Tony Shafrazi, a big personality who was infamous for defacing Picasso's "Guernica" at the Museum of Modern Art. "He believed in protest against war and was committed enough to stand up to what he knew would be incredible attacks from the art world. I respected that."

Aired: 12/04/20

Rating: NR

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