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Openings: Shepard Fairey – “Your Eyes Here” @CAC Malaga

The Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga is hosting the first solo exhibition in a Spanish museum of Los Angeles-based artist Shepard Fairey (featured). Curated by Fernando Francés, the retrospective spans over 25 years, and features paintings, silkscreens, stencils, stickers, illustrations, collage, photographs, sculptures and works in wood and metal. With over 300 pieces, this is the largest body of work from Shep to ever be exhibited. The show is structured in thematic sections that retrace Fairey’s artistic influences like music, politics – war and peace – and […]

Publications: tasj (vol ii – issue iii)

Whilst in London last month, we picked up a copy of the latest issue of tasj (vol ii – issue iii). In addition to its regular features (plus new sections dedicated to film, limited edition prints and other multiples, special events and a city guide – first up: London), this issue contains Part II of the tasj Backstage Series, which takes a closer look at the people behind the scenes in the art world. As avid followers of the activities and accomplishments of Shepard Fairey […]
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Shepard Fairey – “Love Unites” Print Remix Contest Winners

The winners for the Love Unites Print Remix Contest have been announced. The aim of the contest was to remix and re-imagine the original “Love Unites” print by Shepard Fairey. It was open to all deviantART members and the purpose of the competition was to promote the equality cause. Shepard Fairey himself chose the top three winners from a shortlist. They each receive lots of great prizes, including stickers of their winning design and limited edition prints. More winning designs after the jump…

Teaser: Shepard Fairey April 2010 Exhibition @ Deitch Projects

The recent appointment of Jeffrey Deitch as the new Director of MOCA has spurred much rumor and speculation regarding the continued operation of Deitch Projects and their scheduled exhibitions.  It has been confirmed by the museum and by Mr. Deitch himself that all commercial activity on his end will cease by June 1, 2010, meaning Deitch Projects as we all know it will shutter. What happens to his staff and stable of artists is still yet undetermined, however, we at Arrested Motion have received word […]

Preview: Philip Lumbang – “Hug Life” (Warehouse Pop-Up Show)

Last time we caught up with Philip Lumbang, he was on his hands and knees detailing stencils and collages in preparation for Shepard Fairey’s ICA Retrospective. The Studio Number One and Obey Giant studio assistant is coming into his own recently. Known for his unique play on colors and silhouettes on found mediums, we’re excited to see what this show has in store for the young artist. Phil is also featured on the cover of this month’s Giant Robot magazine. On Saturday, September 12th, Phil is transforming […]

Video: Ernesto Yerena – “Con O Sin”

In this new video, Obey Giant’s Ernesto Yerena explains the concept of “Con O Sin” or “With or Without.”  His subject for the piece, a member of the norteno music scene (literally “northern,” a style of Mexican music heavily driven by accordion and bajo sexto) represents the idea of “Con dinero o sin dinero hago siempre lo que quiero,” or “With money or without, I’ll always do as I please.”  Grafted together entirely from still photos, Con O Sin shows a carefree side of Ernesto, […]