BID on this iconic portrait of Keith Haring by Janette Beckman at our November 2nd Benefit Auction. Tickets on sale now at www.proof.org.
Londoner Janette Beckman began her career at the dawn of punk rock working for The Face and Melody Maker. She shot bands from The Clash to Boy George as well as 3 Police album covers. Moving to New York in 1982, she was drawn to the underground Hip Hop scene. Her photographs of pioneers such as Run DMC, Slick Rick, Salt’n’Pepa, Grandmaster Flash and Big Daddy Kane are in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Museum and the Museum of the City of New York.
Her photographs have most recently been exhibited at: The Museum of the City Of New York, HVW8 LA, Le Salon Paris, Morrison Hotel Gallery NYC, Paul Smith London, Tower Records Tokyo, Blender Gallery Sydney.
In 2017 PROOF partnered with Janette on a joint project with Girl Be Heard advocating for an end to gender based violence. In 2018, PROOF will continue to collaborate with Janette on a new project documenting the courage and resilience of refugees.