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Shepard Fairey

STREET ART: Specter Spot-Jocks Shepard Fairey in New York City

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Ice-T is still stylin' like an American Che Guevara, but he's officially joined the force 19 years after "Cop Killer". (photos © Jaime Rojo) ...

Artlog's Top Art & Culture Picks

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Before the artworld hits its frantic peak, why not delve a bit further afield?

Shepard Fairey Mural Gets Four New Holes

A Lower East Side Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Within the last 48 hours, the Shepard Fairey mural at the corner of Bowery and East Houston was the lucky recipient of four large puncture wounds (plu...

Viva la Revolución: Street Art Takes San Diego

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Last weekend, the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego courageously opened the dialogue and its arms to embrace the chaos of the evolving street art scene.

Alternative Press Celebrates 25 Years Of Music With Art

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Punks of all stripes descended upon the Merry Karnowsky gallery to celebrate 25 years of Alternative Press, a Cleveland-based youth culture magazine. ...

Movie Review: Exit Through the Gift Shop

Ben Arnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ben Arnon

Fascinating and comedic, Exit Through the Gift Shop features remarkable behind-the-scenes footage of the most notable street artists of this generation, including Banksy and Shepard Fairey.

Shepard Fairey May Day Opening (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Hundreds showed up for Shepard Fairey's "May Day" show Saturday at Deitch Projects. The show will be the last for Jeffrey Deitch, and attendees Adr...

The Art of Compassion or Compassion as Art?

Christal Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christal Smith

It wasn't the only reason Obama won, but the fact that the original is in the Smithsonian gives some indication of the role Shepard Fairey's then-ubiquitous and now-iconic HOPE poster played in the 2008 election.

STREET ART: LA Exposed At Art Basel's VOLTA 6

Carmen Zella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Carmen Zella

An invitation to hang out with four of LA's best-known street artists at the biggest art fair in the world? Irresistible. It was an opportunity to be...

Subject/Subject at Subliminal Projects: Women Helping Women Through Modern Art

Vanessa Coblentz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Vanessa Coblentz

Subject/Subject, an exhibition of emerging female artists benefiting the Downtown Women's Center, is currently showing at Subliminal Projects in Echo Park.

Shepard Fairey's Mural Tagged By NAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A little before 2AM last night, graffiti writer NAW decided to contribute to Shepard Fairey's 99% done mural on Houston Street, but was abruptly thwar...

Shepard Fairey's Houston Street Wall Going Up NOW! (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Shepard Fairey installing his new mural at the corner of Houston Street and Bowery. The artist will have the last show at Deitch Projects. ...

Movie Review: Exit Through the Gift Shop

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Almost as primal as the age-old dichotomy between good and evil is the struggle between art and commerce. Does the market taint the artist? Does the...

Artists Celebrate Earthday in LA

Huffington Post | Ellen C. Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In preparation for Earth Day, The Save My Oceans Tour arrived in LA at USC, kicking off the local stop with a free concert headlined by T-pain. The to...

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.

Banksy's Film Exit Through the Gift Shop: A Street Art Morality Play Without Morals

Shana Ting Lipton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shana Ting Lipton

I would highly recommend Exit Through the Gift Shop to open-minded, creative people like my parents and neighbors as much as to coolsters familiar with the scene and art movement.

Opening This Weekend in LA: SkullPhone's "Digital Media" at Subliminal Projects

Vanessa Coblentz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Vanessa Coblentz

If you've spent any time checking out street art, then surely you've noticed the work of Skullphone.

Shepard Fairey To Paint Houston Wall | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The graffiti wall on Houston is scheduled to undergo another change, from the Os Gemeos mural to something from Shepard Fairey. (He's also looking for...

LA's Losers Of The Week, May 28

Huffington Post | Billy Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A round-up of biggest losers of the week, click here to see the winners. Kenneth Starr: The downfall of A-list financial adviser Kenneth Starr...

Judge Urges Settlement In Shepard Fairey Vs. AP Copyright Dispute Over Obama HOPE Poster

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

NEW YORK — A judge urged Friday that a copyright dispute between an artist and The Associated Press over the Barack Obama "HOPE" image be settle...

Banksy, Exit Through the Gift Shop & the Rise of Street Art

Caroline Hagood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Caroline Hagood

In his documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop, Banksy provides us with a candid look at the world of street art, a form the film's narrator refers to as "the biggest counterculture movement since punk."

Art or Advertising?

Jeremiah Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeremiah Moss

The people have expressed their opinion of the Shepard Fairey mural on Houston Street in New York by throwing rocks through it. The City is expressing its with violation notices.

Equality, Focus, & Tight Shortz: Your Weekend To-Do List

Flavorpill LA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

For the rest of the best in art and culture this weekend, check out Flavorpill LA Manifest Equality FREE Mar 3-7 Wednesdays (10am-6pm & 8pm) Thursda...

Manifest Equality: Art, Hipness, and Civil Rights for All

Pamela Ezell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Pamela Ezell

Like many Californians, the Manifest Equality team was elated the night of Obama's victory, and then stunned the next morning with the news that Proposition 8 had passed.

Art & Activism: LA Rallies To MANIFEST EQUALITY (PHOTOS)

Manifest Equality | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

On Tuesday night in Hollywood the formerly abandoned Big Lots on Vine was packed with Angelenos uniting in the name of art and activism for the openi...