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Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey's Art Headed For Space

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.22.2013 | Arts

Shepard Fairey, street artist extraordinaire, is venturing to the final frontier for his latest design project. He's crafted a mission patch for the C...

Introducing the ImageBlog

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

I'm thrilled today to unveil and launch the ImageBlog, a communal platform for artists from all over the world to share and engage. Featured artists submit images of their work -- in whole, in detail, or in progress -- with a caption of any length, but unlike a blog, the image is paramount.

Shepard Fairey's Big Typo

Posted 12.20.2012 | Arts

Street art legend Shepard Fairey showed that he is in fact a human being with flaws (gasp!) when he made a typo on his newest print, a tribute to Eazy...

Artists Bring Healing After Recent Tragedy

Jacob Devaney | Posted 02.15.2013 | Good News
Jacob Devaney

Just remember that despite the troubles we face on the planet, there are millions of people just like you working every day to make life beautiful for all around them.

A Comprehensive Street Art Guide To Basel

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts
Read More: Wynwood Walls, NYC | Pastel, Jose Mertz, Fabien Castanier Gallery, South Africa, c215, NYC | EnMasse, Miami 2012, Stae2, New Jersey, Argentina, Trek Matthews, Cory Helford Gallery, Buff Monster, Atlanta | Trek Matthews, Ca, Molly Rose Freeman, Dal East, Kenton Parker, Australia | LNY, Tennessee, Urban Pop Up Gallery, La, Italy | Sam Parker, Nyc, Toronto, Claw Money, Jaz, Joe Iurato, Oakland CA | Joe Iurato, Atlanta | Jaz, Ever, Miami Project 2012, Ces, Augustine Kofie, Speedy Graphito, Pastel, Pulse Miami 2012, Stephen Espo Powers, How & Nosm, LA | Nobody, Sam Parker, 131, Argentina | Hec One Love, Klughaus Gallery, Daleast, Dustin Spagnola, faith47, Oakland Ca, Maya Hayuk, Myla (of Dabs & Myla), Elian, Logan Hicks, Anthony Spinello, Herakut, Shepard Fairey, Futura, Invader, Italy | Never 2501, Adjust Gallery, Atlanta, IRAK), Mixed Media Collective, China, Argentina | Dal East, Steven P. Harrington, Lebo, Hec One Love, Santiago Rubino, Nj, Niels Shoe Meulman, Fountain Art Fair, Primary Projects, Blade, North Carolina, Miami, Brooklyn Street Art, Atlanta | GILF!, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, LeBasse Projects, Jaime Rojo, POSE and Kenny Scharf. the Outdoor Walls Will Be Complemented With and Indoor Exhibition Featuring New Works on Canvas By: AIKO, Daze, Canada | Lauren Napolitano, Snyder, Scope Art Fair, Anne Preece, The Factory, Lauren Napolitano, White Walls Gallery, Canada, Tennessee | Dustin Spagnola, San Fransico, Faith 47, South Africa | Molly Rose Freeman, D*Face, Art Basel 2012, North Carolina | Pixel Pancho, Cooper Cole Gallery, Jesse Geller (Nemel, Joshua Liner Gallery, NJ | Anne Preece, Sp, Argentina | Elian, Argentina | Ever, Juxtapoz, Italy, Gilf!, Alex Yanes, Momo, New Jersey | PLF, Toofly, Context Art Fair Miami 2012, Culver City, Galerie Swanström, Os Gemeos, China | Faith 47, Nobody, Never 2501, Pixel Pancho, La Pandilla, Tatiana Suarez, Dceve, Rime, Gorey, Toper, Oblvn, Enmasse, Abstrkt, Typoe, Evoca1, Rero, Plf, Cosbe, Rone, Wane, Arts News
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Art Basel is set to whip Miami into a sea-foamy art-star laden froth these next few days, but art on the street is the unofficial engine that will be ...

Shepard Fairey Discusses Election 2012 and the Importance of Voting (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

While he's considered making a similar poster for the 2012 election, the artist says that it would be naive to deny the realities and changes of the last four years.

I'm Voting for Barack Obama Because I Believe Progress Is Possible

Shepard Fairey | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Shepard Fairey

I want to see this country move forward, not backward, and I know that four more years of Obama in office will have our country and our planet looking far more like the ones I want to see than a Romney presidency ever could.

Shepard Fairey Picks This Cycle's 'Hope' Poster

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.29.2012 | Arts

For any artist trying to master political art, Shepard Fairey's "Hope" is the poster to study. Though the artist had to spend his day in court on char...

From The Streets To The Auction House

ARTINFO | Posted 12.17.2012 | Arts

This afternoon, Doyle New York hosted the first ever street art auction held in America. The sale included 46 lots and works from the 1980s through th...

Shepard Fairey Giving Dee Dee Ramone Posthumous Gallery Show in L.A.

ARTINFO | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts

Shepard Fairey's Los Angeles gallery Subliminal Projects will be among the first to show the rarely-seen visual art of Ramones founder Dee Dee Ramone ...

Legitimate Rape -- Political Art in 2012: This Artweek.LA (October 8, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 12.08.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush


'Legitimate Rape': The Art Show

Posted 10.02.2012 | Arts

By now, it's impossible to forget Rep. Todd Akin's recent statements regarding women who are sexually assaulted. "If it’s a legitimate rape," the Re...

Baldessari, Gehry And More Are Artists For Obama

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.11.2012 | Arts

President Obama demonstrated that he still has a knack for mobilizing members of the art world this week. According to The Los Angeles Times, a gr...

Katherine Brooks

Shepard Fairey Sentenced To Two Years Probation | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

Artist Shepard Fairey was sentenced to two years probation in a U.S. District Court in Manhattan Friday. Known for the "HOPE" posters he created d...

The Importance Of Fair Use And Artistic Freedom

Shepard Fairey | Posted 11.07.2012 | Arts
Shepard Fairey

My wrong-headed actions, born out of a moment of fear and embarrassment, have not only been financially and psychologically costly to myself and my family, but also helped to obscure what I was fighting for in the first place -- the ability of artists everywhere to be inspired and freely create art without reprisal.

Shepard Fairey Is Sentenced Today

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 11.07.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK — The artist who created the "HOPE" poster that came to symbolize Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign was ordered to do 300 hours...

Obama DOJ Says Shepard Fairey Should Do Time Over 'Hope' Poster

Posted 09.06.2012 | Crime

Shepard Fairey should face jail time for destroying documents, according to the Department of Justice. The Smoking Gun reports that the Department ...

PLAN ForYourArt: August 23-29

Bettina Korek | Posted 10.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Saturday is the opening reception for a collection of 11 new prints by artist Shepard Fairey created in collaboration with Neil Young. The works are based on Americana, Young's most recent album with Crazy Horse.

TONIGHT: Provocative South African Duo Takes The Stage

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.16.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 1. OFF THE WALL: Street Art At Contemporary Wing The second installment of the OFF THE WALL series, this program wil...

Street Art Indoors: Contemporary Wing's Off The Wall Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.15.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- August is the ideal month to see some art. The tourists are away, Congress is out of session and strolling comfortably through a gallery...

My Collaboration With Neil Young

Shepard Fairey | Posted 10.14.2012 | Entertainment
Shepard Fairey

2012-08-14-Screenshot20120814at11.41.32AM.jpgNeil Young is one of my heroes, so I was thrilled when he asked me to collaborate by making art inspired by the songs on his new album, Americana.

OS Gemeos And "The Giant Of Boston"

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The twins have left Boston, but not before they opened their first solo museum show in the U.S. and left behind a handful of public installations that...

Will Artists Create For Obama This Year?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.23.2012 | Arts

Although posters and creative strategies have long been part of elections, the 2008 presidential campaign was notable for the artistic boost that Bara...

A Roof With a View: Looking at Art Up Above

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.24.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Climbing up on a roof during the sultry city summer can be liberating, and it turns out to be a prime place for painting too. Away from the cacophony...

The Week In Art

Posted 06.09.2012 | Arts

Hello again, readers. This was an odd week here at HuffPost Arts; we spied a lot of things you definitely should not try at home. We saw artists eat f...