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Shepard Fairey (and His Art) Make the Jump From Covert to Overt

Mark Carpowich | Posted 10.09.2015 | Books
Mark Carpowich

Covert to Overt does little to push him toward one side or the other, but the ambiguity of his intentions and acceptance, as well as what it all means, gives his audience something to talk about. Which, in the context of public art, is ultimately all that Shepard Fairey wants.

Street Artist Shepard Fairey 'Is Yelling About Blood And Oil And Money'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.06.2015 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A steady drumbeat characterizes the work of Shepard Fairey on the street and in the gallery, using art and design and his insight into the corrosive power of propaganda to pound out damning critiques and ironic appeals that address political, social, environmental issues of our day.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' -- From the Personal to the Political

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Jane Simon, M.D.

To turn to the real world, it is not uncommon to find households in which one parent dominates another. The power play in turn impacts the children.

Shepard Fairey And The Future In New York's Little Italy

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Before the summer ends, New York is still happily awash in myriad public festivals, concerts, street fairs, free Shakespeare in the park, stoop sales,...

"For Dogs Sake"

Carmen Zella | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Carmen Zella

In this dog eat dog world the new London Police exhibition entitled "For Dogs Sake" at Corey Helford Gallery, is a uplifting and humorous twist on urban culture, placing our fine four-legged friends in the spotlight.

Do You Teach Your Kids To Obey?

Dr. G | Posted 08.07.2012 | Parents
Dr. G

If my children can trust me to have their best interests at heart (and I believe they can), then they can show that trust by doing as I ask, even when my reasoning is not clear to them.

Happy Birthday, Shepard Fairey

Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts

On this day (February 15) in 1970, Shepard Fairey was born. The now-infamous graphic designer, illustrator, and poster fanatic emerged on the scene th...

PHOTOS: Artists Create Police Brutality Coloring Book

Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts

A collective of 46 artists has come together to contribute black-and-white images for the new Police Brutality Coloring Book. The 48-page DIY publicat...

The Trials And Tribulations of Shepard Fairey's OWS Poster

Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts

Shepard Fairey, known for his "Andre The Giant Has A Posse" propaganda and his iconic Obama "HOPE" poster created during the 2008 presidential campaig...

Shepard Fairey -- New Mural from the 'Leader' of Street Art

Gregory Linton | Posted 01.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Gregory Linton

2011-11-15-pullquote1.jpgShepard Fairey recently completed a new mural in L.A. on the same building that he used to illegally 'bomb' with his art. Now the building owner invited and hired Shepard to come paint the walls.

Shepard Fairey On Street Art And Politics In Copenhagen

Shepard Fairey | Posted 10.14.2011 | Arts
Shepard Fairey

2011-08-15-shep.pngStreet art is one of the most democratic, accessible, empowering, and inspiring art forms there is.

Shepard Fairey Meltdown: Paparazzi Are Street Artists Too

Mat Gleason | Posted 08.15.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

What is the difference between graffiti and paparazzi? Both are annoying invasions of public space. Whenever a cry to regulate either of these behavio...

Shepard Fairey On Obama & MOCA's Street Art Controversy

ARTINFO | Posted 07.07.2011 | Arts

CHICAGO-- Last weekend, Shepard Fairey appeared at Art Chicago to greet visitors to his installation of record-cover prints at Robert Berman Gallery's...

Shepard Fairey's New 'Obey' Mural For Chicago | 6:46 p.m. CDT, May 1, 2011 | Posted 07.03.2011 | Arts

Shepard Fairey, the artist best known for his Barack Obama "Hope" poster in 2008, is leaving his mark near Chicago's lakefront. As part of the Navy...

Street Art Vs. Graffiti: What's The Difference? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

On the heels of our street art slideshow featuring pictures from LA Taco, blog Melrose & Fairfax encouraged us to get in touch with them "if you reall...

David Obey: How The House Has Changed Over 40 Years

Politico | David Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Dave Obey (D-Wis.) came to Congress in the spring of 1969 after winning a special election to succeed Republican Melvin Laird, who had left the H...

David Obey Retiring: Powerful House Appropriations Committee Chairman Won't Seek Re-Election In Wisconsin

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. David Obey, a leading liberal Democrat and chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, said Wednesday that he wil...

Banksy Film Predictably Divides the Art World

Joshua Glazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Joshua Glazer

My gut reaction tells me that Banksy is laughing yet again, having dropped a serious credibility bomb on the street art world.

Banning Earmarks

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's more fun to watch Massa's implosion on nationwide television, but we shouldn't allow this to distract us from what could shape up this year as a contest between Democrats and Republicans over who can denounce earmarks the loudest.

Democratic, Republican Lawmakers Raise Concerns Over Afghan War Escalation

LA Times | Greg Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The persistent skepticism from the president's own party, along with new doubts raised by Republicans who have generally supported broadening the conf...

Lawmakers From Both Parties Raise Concerns Over Afghan War Escalation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) - Sens. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) and Richard G. Lugar (R-Ind.) voiced their concerns Sunday about the war in Afghanistan, it...

Jeff Muskus

House Chairs Push Back Against Obama Signing Statements | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democrats issued a warning to President Obama on Tuesday: Cool it with the signing statements. Rep. Barney Frank, chairman of the Financial Ser...