Huffpost Los Angeles

Shepard Fairey Is 'The Simpsons' Newest Guest Star

Posted: Updated:
Print Article

If you think that street art can look a little cartoonish, you're right -- at least you will be on March 4th.

LA street artists are taking over "The Simpsons." Season 23, Episode 15 is titled, "Exit Through The Kiwk-E-Mart," a play on fellow street artist Banksy's 2010 documentary, "Exit Through the Gift Shop."

In "Exit Through The Kiwk-E-Mart," Bart acts as a graffiti artist, plastering Homer's image all over Springfield -- that is, until Bart and Millhouse get caught...

2012-02-16-01150223F500x281.jpg

Photo via Obey Giant

Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Kenny Scharf and Robbie Conal will all lend their voices to the episode. In a statement on Fairey's website, the artist writes, "Part of being on 'The Simpsons,' is you're being honored as a reference point in culture." He later states that "The Simpsons" has been one of his favorite shows for the last twenty years.

2012-02-16-SIMPSONS_1500x281.jpg

Photo via Obey Giant

Obey Giant announced the guest spots on Wednesday in a blog post.

New episodes of "The Simpsons" air on Fox, Sunday at 8/7c.

Around the Web

Simpsons Banksy Intro - OBEY GIANT

Shepard to guest star on The Simpsons TV Show on March 4th ...

Shepard Fairey Guests on The Simpsons for Episode on Bart's ...

'The Simpsons' exclusive: Shepard Fairey, designer ... - Blogs - Zap2it

Shepard Fairey - Wikisimpsons, the Simpsons Wiki

Shepard Fairey, Simpsons Character

shepard fairey | Tumblr

'The Simpsons' exclusive: Shepard Fairey, designer of ... - IMDb

Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Kenny Scharf & Robbie Conal on The ...

Preview | Shepard Fairey in The Simpsons Ep - ACCLAIM Magazine