Shepard Fairey bombs Boston

Interviews, videos, slideshows, and more of America's favorite street artist
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  February 11, 2009


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Hope, by Shepard Fairey
The Massachusetts-bred street artist Shepard Fairey returned to his home-turf this month to "bomb" the Phoenix offices, conduct interviews, and unveil his latest work at the ICA. Many may not jump at the name, but Fairey has been plastering walls and stickering newspaper boxes across the country for the last 20 years. His most recognizable image of late is the famous blue, red, and cream Barack Obama portrait that has been feveriously plastered on T-shirts, articles, and commercials for the last year. The Phoenix has more Shepard Fairey than we know what to do with! Check out our slideshows, videos, blog posts, reviews, and more from the bomber's latest trip home:


Vandal-in-Chief
 Shepard Fairey bombs the ICA, by Greg Cook

Slideshow: Shepard Fairey, "Supply and Demand"
 Images provided by Shepard Fairey's Obey Giant Art

Arresting Shepard Fairey
 It's about small minds, revenge, and embarrassing the mayor, Editorial

Recap: Shepard Fairey at the ICA
 A live account of the event, by Chris Faraone

Understanding Shepard Fairey's arrest
 By Chris Faraone

Interview: Shepard Fairey
 Poster Boy, by Evan Garza. For video of the interview, click here.

Slideshow: Shepard Fairey slaps a mural on Phoenix offices
 Photos by Caitlin Curran
 

Related: Slideshow: Shepard Fairey, ''Supply and Demand'', Vandal-in-chief, Inside the box, More more >
  Topics: Museum And Gallery , Barack Obama, STREET ART, Shepard Fairey,  More more >
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