Sunday, October 23, 2016

Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey tags The Eastsider as “obnoxious”

The Eastsider posted a story earlier this week about artist Shepard Fairey protecting his Echo Park studio and office building from taggers and vandals a few weeks after he plead guilty to vandalism charges for his street art tactics. He is obviously not pleased with the ... Read More »

Shepard Fairey hops into the Frogtown art scene

It looks like the growing arts community in Elysian Valley, aka Frogtown, has a new and high profile member. Shepard Fairey, the artist best known for his Obama “Hope” poster, has opened a fine art studio in an unmarked industrial building near Worthen and Ripple streets ... Read More »

Artist Shepard Fairey arrested – again

The Echo Park-based artist was arrested Friday night by police in Boston on graffiti charges as the creator of the well-known Obama “Hope” poster was in town for the opening of his first major museum retrospective. Fairey, 38, is no stranger to jail, claiming he’s been ... Read More »

Trouble in Faireyland

On Friday, artist Shepard Fairey, whose studio is located in Echo Park, will see his first museum retrospective open in Boston. But that career highlight has been undermined by news that Associated Press claims the artist’s famed Obama “Hope” poster infringed on its copyright. The image ... Read More »

If it worked for Obama…

Artist Shepard Fairey, the Echo Park-based artist and creator of the iconic Obama poster, has turned his artistic talents to a new cause: pet adoption. The poster, which echos the colors and style of the Obama image, features a dog wearing a circular tag that reads ... Read More »

Shepard Fairey’s Obama Poster goes to Washington

The National Portrait Gallery has acquired the original collage created by Shepard Fairey, whose studio and advertising agency are located in Echo Park. The artwork that became the defining image of Obama’s presidential campaign will be on view at the museum only a few blocks from ... Read More »