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Shepard Fairey

Homeboy Industries: "Every Angeleno Counts" 5k Race and Art Show

Lisa Derrick | Posted 10.17.2014 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

Art meets athletes this year for Homeboy Industries 5k Run/Walk on Saturday October 18, from 8am to noon.

The Golden Age Of Philadelphia Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

It is a rainy day in Philadelphia, but you can't tell it by listening to Jane Golden. After 30 years and countless meetings with community groups, ...

Art Galleries Get Wise During the Busiest Time of the Year

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 09.07.2014 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Art patrons scramble trying to figure out which exhibition will have the best opening and art party. Yes, there are a few galleries that choose a later date to celebrate the opening of the next exhibition, but most have not strayed from this ritual.

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,...

On the "A" w/Souleo: Star of Tupac Shakur Inspired Broadway Musical Defends Rapper's Controversial Legacy

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 09.06.2014 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

It is the presence of strong women in the Broadway musical, Holler If Ya Hear Me that attracted Saycon Sengbloh to be part of the cast and serves as a reminder of one usually overlooked facet of Tupac Shakur's enduring legacy: his female empowerment anthems.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Hennessy Debuts New Art Bottle Design by Shepard Fairey

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 07.19.2014 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

One look at the new Hennessy V.S. limited edition label design (available in July) and you could accuse its creator, Shepard Fairey of becoming a softy. But he'll gladly drink to that since his use of floral motifs represent a new perspective on life.

MOCA Gala 35th Anniversary (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On Saturday March 29, 2014 I captured an art world star-studded cast of luminaries at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA as part of my continuing N(art)r...

The Greatest Art In America Isn't Found In A Museum

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business

From New York City to Los Angeles, America's greatest cities are home to some of the world's most breathtaking works of art. No, we're not talking abo...

Ai Weiwei Gets The Shepard Fairey Treatment

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.22.2014 | Arts

Iconic L.A. street artist Shepard Fairey is expressing his love toward Chinese artist activist Ai Weiwei in the most Shepard Fairey way possible, turn...

Art Wynwood Launches Third Edition, Brings Cash, Cans and Candy From Vienna

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

Street art, the crux of the international underground art movement, now has a place in the commercial market of the mainstream art world.

Paul Blumenthal

Here's How Ben & Jerry's Co-Founder Wants To Stamp Money Out Of Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- These days Ben Cohen, co-founder and former CEO of Ben & Jerry's, is trying to make an impact with stamps, not scoops. His target: the i...

The Power Of Color In Street Art

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

No doubt, the grey days of late winter are making us think about this as we brace for the next snowstorm, but today we're considering the impact that ...

Taking 'A Total Disruption' Open Source

Turnstyle | Posted 02.12.2014 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Sundance winning documentarian Ondi Timoner isn't in the habit of doing things in half-measures. Her latest endeavor...

After Dominating The Internet, Cats Set Their Sights On The Art World

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Don't let their lazy comportments deceive you. Cats have taken over the internet, and now they're setting their sights on the art world. Not that this...

The Current State of Muralism (Part V)

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

As many gang members, graffiti writers, and taggers came of age within the spectrum of the '92 Riots, a different type of cultural adaptation began to develop.

The Art Fairs of Frieze Week 2013

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

It's London's turn in the great art fair cycle, and Frieze and its satellites have descended upon the British city for the eleventh year. As expected, the powers behind Frieze have a world class line up of special exhibitions, film and a sculpture park that will pair contemporary and historical pieces.

What Do Oliver Stone, Cenk Uygur, Tom Morello, Henry Rollins, and Shepard Fairey All Have in Common?

Robert Greenwald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Oliver Stone, Cenk Uygur, Tom Morello, Henry Rollins, and Shepard Fairey -- all progressive heroes and leading forces in their field -- have lent their voices in praising our upcoming investigative documentary Unmanned: America's Drone Wars.

Poster Boy

Bruce Helander | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
Bruce Helander

As those of you know from reading my observations on creativity, I have certainly penned plenty of film and book reviews, which often supplement my standard fare of art essays about talented artists that I admire.

A Coloring Book To Trump All Other Coloring Books

Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts

What if we told you a bunch of noteworthy artists like Shepard Fairey, Steven Harrington, Ryan McGinness and the ghost of Keith Haring all got togethe...

Shepard Fairey's Got A New Gig

Posted 09.04.2013 | Arts

Shepard Fairey, the wily street artist behind President Obama's "HOPE" poster, is stepping behind the podium this fall for Austin's big ecological con...

Shepard Fairey Teams Up With LAUSD

Los Angeles Daily News | Barbara Jones | Posted 09.23.2013 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles Unified on Tuesday unveiled its final public arts project under a recent campaign -- a bold graphic by contemporary artist Shepard Fairey ...

Shepard Fairey Portrait Of Turkish Leader

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 06.05.2013 | Arts

Street artist extraordinaire Shepard Fairey has issued a response to the ongoing protests in Turkey. The graphic designer released a portrai...

This Is How Shepard Fairey Makes A Mural

Posted 05.30.2013 | Arts

Whether cloaked by night or hidden in disguise, street artists don't often work in the public eye. A stunning short film by Sage Seb presents a rare, ...

15 Best Cities For Street Art

The Huffington Post | Leigh Silver | Posted 05.09.2013 | Arts

A spray-painted image or unnamed sculpture are the modern street artist's ghostly footprints on the world at large. We can thank figures like the ...

The Platypus: Crivelli's "Saint James Major" at the Brooklyn Museum

Daniel Maidman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Let me share with you a doubt. My doubt is that visual art has all that much of an impact on history. have written many of the essays you've been reading as if art had something to say, and as if it were important. And I believe, more or less - on good days -- that something like this is true.