“Booked” @ Carmichael Gallery

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The Carmichael Gallery presents “Booked”, a group exhibition featuring over 35 of the leading figures in contemporary art. The gallery’s rooms will showcase a wide selection of original works from artists including Aiko, Banksy, Beejoir, Blek le Rat, Boxi, Bumblebee, C215, Henry Chalfant, Martha Cooper, D*Face, Brad Downey, Eine, Ericailcane, Escif, Faile, Shepard Fairey, Stelios Faitakis, Gaia, Hush, Mark Jenkins, Dave Kinsey, Know Hope, Labrona, Anthony Lister, Lucy McLauchlan, Aakash Nihalani, Walter Nomura (a.k.a. Tinho), Other, Steve Powers (a.k.a. ESPO), Lucas Price (a.k.a. Cyclops), Retna, Saber, Sam3, Sixeart, Slinkachu, SpY, Judith Supine, Titi Freak, Nick Walker, Dan Witz, and WK Interact.

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Cope2 x Shepard Fairey

The worlds of street art and graffiti collide, with Shepard Fairey and graffiti legend Cope2 coming together to do a mural in the Bronx.

Anybody else think they should have made a Shepard Fairey Obama-style poster that read, “Cope” (Instead of “Hope”) at the bottom in graffiti?  Maybe its been overdone… How about “the Audacity of Cope”?…  Ok I’ll stop.

Cope we can believe in

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Now’s The Time @ Black Rat Press

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Now’s the Time features important works by arguably the most influential artists ever to have worked in the streets. Black Rat Press will be exhibiting works by artists including Jean Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Shepard Fairey, Swoon, Banksy, Barry McGee, Faile and Os Gemeos. The exhibition opens on April 23rd and this video is from the Thursday 22nd preview evening.

Shepard Fairey In NY

Shepard Fairy‘s May Day exhibition at Deitch Projects Gallery, opens May 1st, featuring new work from the renowned street artist.  Fairey recently put up a mural outside the Deitch gallery at East Houston Street & Bowery in the Soho neighbourhood in NY, titled “These Parties Disgust Me”.

He also dropped by radio station WNYC for an interview.  In this clip he speaks on Banksy and the movie Exit Through The Gift Shop:

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