9 Jul
OBEY your inner child graff artist

Shepard Fairey’s Mr. Spray character, created in 2004, is being manifested in real life in vinyl figure form. Seeing as he’s a giant spray can, and his entire raison d’être is to spray his essence onto walls and landscapes indiscriminately, you know he’s not coming solo. Hence, Mr. Spray’s coming strapped with a mini OBEY  […]


12 Apr
Interview with the pope of street art

There’s a great piece in this week’s LA Weekly interviewing Banksy regarding his role in his new documentary film, Exit Through the Gift Shop, and his true relationship with the film’s subject/collaborator Mr. Brainwash (aka Thierry Guetta). While many people think it is yet another prank in the long history of Banksy’s twisted imagination, he […]


1 Mar
Art opening promoting equal rights for all

In reaction to the passing of Prop 8 and the subsequent upheaval resulting in communities and groups petitioning and protesting and the court case Perry v Schwarzenneger, a case challenging the constitutional validity of Prop 8 (the California Marriage Protection Act), Manifest Equality gathers a talented group of artists together for a great show and […]


14 Jan
Jeffrey Deitch brings his business savvy hand to Museum land.

It seems inevitable. Instead of concentrating on the ‘Right Here-Right Now’ creative landscape, the art matrix get swallowed by Board votes, a pedestrian public and the antiquation of large institutions in general. Although MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) boasts the largest Post-World War II collection of modern art, the “C” still stands for Contemporary and […]


13 Nov
Juxtapoz magazine turns 15 and throws charity art auction in LA tomorrow, Saturday Nov 14

If you have been near, involved, curious or entrenched in the pop surrealism art scene that has exploded these past two decades, Juxtapoz magazine would be your bible and artists like Ron English, Todd Shorr and Robert Williams would be your spiritual guides. Matt Revelli, Editor of Juxtapoz and head man for Upper Playground has […]


14 Jul
We call bullshit.

Such BS. Remember the trouble Shepard Fairey got into a few months back for his Barack Obama “Hope” poster? The Associated Press got all pissed cuz he ripped off an image of theirs. Lame. Well, on a different charge all together, Shepard Fairey was just sentenced to two years’ probation on three counts of vandalism […]


21 Jun
Arkitip, Issue No. 0051—Celebrating Shepard Fairey

The new issue of Arkitip is out and the man behind all the freshness is Shepard Fairey. Shepard hasn’t collaborated Arkitip magazine since issue edition No. 0003. It’s not like Arkitip has had any problems selling their books since that day, but this one is gonna to go crazy quick. It’s pretty historic—especially considering Shepard’s […]


29 Apr
Featuring Rare Originals And Prints

If you’re in LA there’s a great show coming up at the Carmichael Gallery (1257 N. La Brea Avenue) featuring works by a stellar line up of artists: Antony Micallef, Banksy, Barry McGee, Bast, Beejoir, D*Face, Dalek, David Choe, David Choong Lee, Faile, Ian Francis, KAWS, Nick Walker, Paul Insect, Shepard Fairey, Sixeart, Skullphone, Space […]