Public/street/graffiti artist (call him what you will, he won't care) JR, known for his photo-based public art installations, has just released an amazing new free iPad app chronicling his career and exentensive global body of global work. Packed with interactive features such as maps and videos, the app is a must-have and even comes in English, French, and Spanish translations. Bravo, JR... Read More
To bring art to life in the ever-crowded visual landscape of Los Angeles, The ArtShare LA public billboard art project kicked off this month featuring artworks by the extended Seventh Letter Art/Graffiti/Street Art crew on prominent billboards around the LA area. Curated by the Seventh Letter's Casey Zoltan, the campaign features original artworks by Saber, Patrick Martinez, Rime, Push, Victor Reyes, Pose, Sage Vaughn, Willie T, Shepard Fairey, Risk, Revok, Zes, Sever, Augustine Kofie, and Vizie, with additional billboards being installed and remaining on view in the coming months. Read More
Proving yet again that celebs are consistently the dumbest art buyers...
NYC Graffiti legend CRASH just completed his blazing new Popeye-themed mural on the longstanding wall of revolving street art masterpieces established by the late Tony Goldman on Jeffrey Deitch at Houston & Bowery. Still showin the kids how it's done... Read More
Soul brothers and longtime Supertouch buddies JR and Jose Parla just wrapped up a quick trip to Havana, Cuba where they collaborated on a new installment of JR's ongoing "Wrinkles of the City" project. For those who've been sleeping, French social activist street artist JR has been canvassing the world for the last decade covering city walls with giant-scale photographs of their most disenfranchised and marginalized inhabitants in an effort to shift the power dynamic in urban centers. Read More
On March 4, 2012, ST bro SHEPARD FAIREYwill guest star on the 23rd Season of the iconic television series, The Simpsons. Episode 15 – “Exit Though The Kwik-E-Mart”, In order to get back at his dad, Bart goes undercover as a graffiti street artist and plasters Homer’s unflattering image all over Springfield. But one night, Bart and Milhouse get caught in the act by established street artists Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Kenny Scharf and Robbie Conal (guest voicing as themselves), and to Bart’s surprise, they invite him to exhibit his satirical artwork in his very own gallery show. Meanwhile, a hip, new health food superstore opens in Springfield that threatens to put Apu and the Kwik-E-Mart out of business.” Read More