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Video: Shepard Fairey Busted!

Shepard Fairey the artist behind Obey Giant movement was arrested while postering in Denver with other 154 people last week, most of whom were involved in protests of one sort or another. He was in Denver as part of the Manifest Hope gallery show featuring art inspired by Barack Obama. On August 25, Fairey took […]

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Beautiful Losers The Film

Produced by Sidetrack Films, Beautiful Losers is an intimate and moving assessment of underappreciated yet wildly influential outcasts such as Shepard Fairey, Margaret Kilgallen, Mike Mills, Barry McGee, Jo Jackson, Chris Johanson, Harmony Korine, Stephen Powers, Geoff McFetridge, Thomas Campbell and Ed Templeton. Informed by their individual experiences and the generation’s “Do It Yourself” culture, […]

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It’s Pope not Hope, He’s Pope with Hope

In honor of Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to New York City, Michael Ian Weinfeld has created POPE, an imitation of Shepard Fairey’s Obama Hope poster (or Shepard’s involvement in Hope Artists? or both?) Or whatever. I like it so much. Got this via Laughing Squid. You can get the poster at Animal New York. Given […]

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1984 Book Cover Redesign

I was simply surprised to see George Orwell’s 1984 released and translated into Indonesian but i had no doubt to buy and read it. I guess it was released in mid 2003 or so here in Indo. The cover is bad compare to original English version and even worse compare to the redesign done by […]