Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey Begins Work on New 30 x 40 Foot Bowery Mural Today

Last modified August 18, 2014 at 4:46 pm

The Little Italy Street Art project went big and scored Shepard Fairey to create a new mural for the Lower East Side. Chosen site for the 30 x 40 foot piece is the facade of 161 Bowery, so it’ll be visible from blocks away. Work commences today and will continue through the end of the […]

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Rendering Reveals Glimpse of 2-Story Building to Rise at Billy’s Antiques Lot

Posted July 2, 2014 at 6:05 am

With the new plywood enclosure at the Bowery graffiti wall comes a rendering of the two-story building we can expect on the adjacent lot. As previously reported, a full city block of scaffolding and fencing appeared on East Houston over the weekend. The replacement real estate itself was responsible, at least partially, for the demise […]

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Shepard Fairey and Kenny Scharf Headed for “The Simpsons”

Posted February 20, 2012 at 6:28 am

The episode is called “Exit Through the Kwik-E-Mart,” an obvious homage to Banksy’s Oscar-nominated film from 2010 (Exit Through the Gift Shop), and focuses on Bart’s newfound fascination with street art.

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“RESIST” Sticker Vandal Arrested by Undercover Cops on Prince

Posted November 11, 2011 at 10:19 am

Note to self – don’t wheat-paste neighborhood road signs in the broad daylight.

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Shepard Fairey’s Tribute to George Harrison

Last modified August 3, 2011 at 12:41 pm

This past Monday marked a music milestone if ever there was one.  Forty years ago, “Quiet Beatle” George Harrison and Ravi Shankar organized the uber-successful Concert for Bangladesh.  The spectacle preceded the gargantuan Live Aid as the first benefit concert of this magnitude in history.  There were two separate concerts held at Madison Square Garden […]

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Shepard Fairey Peace Dove at 242 Elizabeth Street

Posted July 22, 2011 at 6:41 am

Three weeks ago, controversial street artist Shepard Fairey made a substantial local splash with a series of stencils around the Lower East Side.

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Shepard Fairey’s “Rebel Waltz” on Orchard Street

Posted July 5, 2011 at 6:28 am

Last week, the neighborhood became a battleground of sorts for two esteemed street artists.

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Shepard Fairey Spotted Unveiling Obey Stencil on Prince Street

Posted July 1, 2011 at 6:28 am

Shepard Fairey continued his downtown push yesterday with another conspicuous daytime stunt.

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Shepard Fairey Unveils New Stencil at 213 Bowery

Last modified July 1, 2011 at 9:23 am

Almost a year after his hated mural at the graffiti wall was deposed, Shepard Fairey returned to the Lower East Side yesterday.

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When Clayton Patterson Tagged the Graffiti Wall

Posted January 21, 2011 at 6:38 am

In the summer of 1990, Clayton Patterson put his stamp on the wall.

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