Our weekly interview the streets, this week including Clown Soldier, Connie, Enomeks, Enzo e Nio, Eve Ensler, Klaus Nomi, Lover, Obey, Over Under, PYR, The Dude Company, and Victor of the Sea Shepard Fairey shares a wall with Brooklyn’s Clown Soldier (photo © Jaime Rojo) Enzo e Nio on the half shell or “Mary Mother […]
As art institutions gear themselves continually to remain (or become) relevant to Gen Net patrons, all manner of incarnations will likely continue to parade before you. Yes, Picasso still draws a crowd but in the last decade, as Boomers began retiring and their media-drenched progeny grew more distracted by one million apps of eye candy, […]
Unprecedented Access to an Unprecedented Street Art Show The Street Art photographer gives us a personal look with some of his favorite shots in a photo essay on “Viva La Revolucion” Shepard Fairey in action on Kettner Street not far from the museum (© Geoff Hargadon) It’s very exciting to be a part of a […]
“Never Trust Your Own Eyes. Believe What You Are Told,” says the ironic slogan in the freshly wheat-pasted graphic piece by street artist Shepard Fairey on the side of a clothing store in San Diego, the town that chased him out for doing street art. One may believe Fairey’s politics to be Orwellian reference. Just as easily it could be applied to the academics, historians and would-be art critics struggling daily to describe with any authority what street art is and how it should be regarded. Luckily, we have been able to trust our eyes to make this analysis so far.
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