Margaret Keane and Keaneabilia
"People either love them or hate them; there's no middle ground."
-- Margaret Keane
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The Laguna Art Museum, a major fixture in the California art world, is proud to present "Margaret Keane and Keaneabilia." This exhibition is Margaret Keane's first solo museum exhibition, and presents a retrospective of her little, lost, wide-eyed waifs made famous during their '60s heyday. The exhibition was curated by Tyler Stallings, and will run from July 30th - October 15th, 2000 then November 5th - December 31st 2000.


Margaret Keane and Long Gone John
"master of big eyes meets
master of big mouth"
The Sympathetic Press, in association with The Laguna Art Museum, has published the "Margaret Keane and Keaneabilia" Commerative Booklet, which is now available within the U.S. for $20.00 postage paid (cash or money orders made out to Sympathy For The Record Industry) Price outside of the U.S. is $25.00 which includes airmail postage...


Keane Booklet Four decades ago, paintings featuring Margaret Keane's sad-eyed waifs with oversized orbs were reviled by the art establishment as being about as subtle and original as pornography.

Even so, the masses snatched up dime-store prints, while the original paintings ended up in New York's United Nations, Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre, and in the homes of such celebrities as Joan Crawford, Red Skelton, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Dinah Shore, Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin.


Keane's work has been rediscovered by a new generation, and her work has become increasingly collectible. A recent 8 page New York Times Sunday Magazine story on Keane drew national attention. Among the collectors who have fueled the return to popularity are Tim Burton, Matthew Sweet, and of course your humble narrator...
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To Order within the US, send $20.00 postage paid (cash or money orders made out to Sympathy For The Record Industry.) Price outside of the U.S. is $25.00 which includes airmail postage...


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This Booklet is limited to 2000 copies and will be available only from this site or from the Laguna Art Museum...

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