Tag results for: Shepard Fairey

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Shepard Fairey x STRANGEco MR. SPRAY With OBEY Stencil Vinyl Figure

First original vinyl figure Shepard Fairey in 11 years, MR. SPRAY was conceived originally in 2004 by the artist. The basis was to invoked the many advertising caricatures, which dotted the landscape of America popular culture during the 1950s, along with the emergence of street art culture. … READ MORE

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Shepard Fairey – Limited Edition Iggy Pop Canvas Print | Available Now

To what extent will an artist go for his or her art? For Shepard Fairey, it is about breaking the mold of the so called “elitist structure of the high art”, as he duel and lost in his copyright contest with Associated Press. For punk rocker Iggy … READ MORE

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Interview Magazine – Shepard Fairey Interview by Iggy Pop

Shepard Fairey’s rise to fame was not unearned. However, it was definitely no without repercussions either. First, Fairey’s “Hope” hero-esque portrait of Obama brought him to fame (of course, Obama winning the elections definitely helped as well), but it has not only brought him fame, it has … READ MORE

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Shepard Fairey “May Day” Exhibition | Opening Event Recap

After a extensive, as well as expansive, installations across the city of New York, Saturday’s opening of May Day exhibition at Deitch Projects marked the grand finale of artist/activist Shepard Fairey‘s “take-over” of the Big Apple. A culmination of months, even years, worth of planning and work, … READ MORE

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Deitch Projects – Shepard Fairey NYC Posters Release Line-Up | Event Recap

Intermingled with thousands of tourist, a lively protest march for fair immigration law reform and street peddlers along Canal Street, gallery Deitch Projects welcomes its first of many customers at 1 PM this afternoon for Shepard Fairey‘s limited edition print poster. Over a hundred fans and collectors … READ MORE

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Shepard Fairey New Mural On Cooper Square Hotel | Event Recap

A pleasant surprise awaits for commuters traveling northbound on New York City’s 3rd Avenue. After a brief appearance at the OBEY Pop-Up Store this morning, artist Shepard Fairey navigated a few blocks north to the newly opened Cooper Square Hotel on East 5th Street and 3rd Avenue. … READ MORE

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COPE2 x Shepard Fairey – New Mural In Bronx

Shepard Fairey is all over New York City this weekend, making his way from downtown to uptown and leaving his artistic trails in the mean time. After completing the mural on Houston Street, Fairey headed to Bronx and this time, he enlisted the help graffiti artist COPE2 … READ MORE

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Freshness Week In Review – 4/19/2010 – 4/23/2010

Whether one condones marijuana, uses it, hates it or is simply supportive because of its lucrativeness, 420 has come and gone and many labels and companies had geared up with related releases. The biggest drop of all is the Nike SB Dunk Hi Premium “Skunk”, which inspired … READ MORE

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Shepard Fairey – New Mural On Houston Street + Bowery | Event Recap

Armed with 2 cherry pickers, cut outs, and enough paste to cover a building, OBEY‘s artist Shepard Fairey descended onto the public space on the hectic intersection of Houston and Bowery this morning for his latest installation. As a jump start to his multiple project take-over around … READ MORE

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Shepard Fairey x Stephen Colbert – 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics Poster

Apparently the American representative with the strongest agenda to “DEFEAT THE WORLD” is hilarious right-wing ballsy pundit, Stephen Colbert. In Colbert’s quest to both support the American speed skating team and his personal quest for Olympic glory, the irreverent host had enlisted the help of Shepard Fairey … READ MORE

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The Andy Warhol Museum X Shepard Fairey – Shepard Fairey: Supply and Demand

Setting up shop at the The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, ┬áPennsylvania this coming weekend is a 20 year retrospective exhibition of work by L.A artist and man behind OBEY, Shepard Fairey. Tracing the artist’s work way back before his famed red, white and blue “Hope” image … READ MORE