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9:13 am on Wednesday May 25, 2011

Myrtle Beach local auctions Mr. Brainwash prints for charity

Chance Walls, frontman for the The Drag, recently auctioned off a set of extremely limited edition art prints from controversial and world renowned pop artist, Mr. Brainwash. All of the proceeds are going to buy new art supplies for the Myrtle Beach...
3:53 am on Monday January 10, 2011

A new Shepard Fairey work quietly appears on Charleston street (update: city OK with mural)

Image by Currie McCullough/53 Cannon The new Shepard Fairey on the facade of Eye Level Art.Update January 10: The Post and Courier's Robert Behre reports that Fairey's new mural, which was never cleared by the city, has been cleared to stay. The Eye...
10:49 am on Friday April 10, 2009

Dissecting Fairey's 'Hope' poster and his approach to art

Image by WikipediaImage by fairey.jpg Fairey poses with the Obama Hope poster at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. A note about "local:" Keeping up with Shepard Fairey coverage is an interesting point in our focus on local. On one hand we...
10:24 am on Friday February 13, 2009

Colbert sums up debate over Obama poster

Image by 20090213-obama-big.gif There's been a whole lot said over Shepard Fairey's alleged copy right infringement of an AP photograph when creating his iconic poster of Barack Obama, but I haven't found any of them quite as succinct as this piece...
12:49 pm on Monday February 9, 2009

Shepard Fairey: Artist, media hound, and outlaw

Image by shepard-fairey-barack-obama.jpg The world is shrinking. Here we have a story about a Charleston-born artist, living in L.A., who is exhibiting work in Boston. And somehow it all hits home. You know his name. You know his tag. You know his...
6:56 am on Sunday October 12, 2008

Creator of iconic Obama poster a Charleston native

Image by Flickr user whorangeImage by 20081012obama.jpg The "Progress/Hope" posters are one of Shepard Fairey's works. Charleston can claim ties to one more innovative work: Shepard Fairey was born February 15, 1970 in Charleston and the now-Los...