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 […]
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Up now on Obeygiant.com, a new Shepard Fairey silkscreen print entitled “Let Fury Have the Hour,” featuring artwork created for the same-named upcoming documentary about The Clash (AKA “The Only Band that Matters”). Fairey and Strummer – a classic combo, just like chocolate and peanut butter.
You may remember our studio visit with Shepard Fairey around the time of the presidential election where we got a pretty extensive tour of Studio Number One. Now comes a fascinating video from Bomit where he takes a informal look through many of Shep’s stencils. Interestingly enough, do we hear some Howard Stern on the radio in the background? Discuss Shepard Fairey here.
In addition to Travis Louie’s (interviewed) opening at Shooting Gallery last weekend (covered), the Winter Group Show debuted alongside in the adjoining White Walls gallery. Featuring some heavy hitters such as Shepard Fairey (featured), the Clayton Brothers (featured), and Anthony Lister (interviewed) the group show also boasts some upcoming and very exciting talent, namely artists like Nas Champas, Mark Warren Jacques (interviewed and pictured above), Aaron Nagel, and Casey Gray. The Winter Group show will be open, along with Travis Louie’s show, till January 2nd. […]
White Walls SF is gearing up for a big group show which features Kill Pixie, Greg Gossel (interviewed), Katy Horan, Ernesto Yerena, Timothy Karpinski, Mark Warren Jacques (interviewed), Erik Foss, Henry Gunderson (interviewed), Mike Shine, Phillip Lumbang, and more. Here’s a little sneak peak at some new works from Shepard Fairey (featured), Clayton Brothers (featured) and Anthony Lister (interviewed) that will be at this show. It opens this Saturday, December 12th for all you folks in the San Francisco area. More preview images after jump.
Shepard Fairey (featured) has been selected to create the official artwork for this year’s GRAMMY Awards. The commissioned piece will grace the cover of the 52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards program book, telecast tickets, promotional poster, and 2010 GRAMMY Nominees CD. Also, there is some chatter about another GRAMMY themed art show like the one curated by Kris Lewis (interviewed) last year (covered). More details to follow… Discuss Shepard Fairey here.
AM swung by Deitch Project’s Wynwood Walls early yesterday to check out the massive mural installation, still in progress. Upon arriving at the complex, we were greeted by Martha Cooper (interviewed) who was busy taking shots of Futura, Shepard Fairey (featured), Os Gemeos and Kenny Scharf as they were busy installing their massive murals. With additional pieces by Aiko, Barry McGee and Swoon (interviewed), expect Wynwood Walls to present an impressive showing later this evening. More pictures after the jump.
Deitch Projects has assembled an astounding roster of artists – including Aiko, Shepard Fairey (featured), Barry McGee, Os Gemeos and Swoon (interviewed) – to participate in its Art Basel Miami ’09 Wynwood Walls project. According to the press release, a major property owners in Miami’s Wynwood art district has made available a group of walls and buildings on which the artists can create murals. The project also includes an indoor space where paintings by several of the artists and documentary photographs by Martha Cooper (interviewed) […]
AM happened upon this good looking pop-up show at the Dray Walk Gallery in London’s Truman Brewery complex this week organised by the freshly formed Lava Collective. Lava brought over Brooklyn residents Peru Ana Ana Peru for their first showing of work in the UK, and their installation dominated the huge space. Peru Ana Ana Peru had just opened a show at Brooklynite Gallery a couple of weeks back (covered here), and we felt their use of audio and visual media as part of the […]
With WK Interact’s latest body of work currently showing at Subliminal Projects (covered), it’s no surprise that SP has decided to release a few of the remaining Shepard Fairey X WK Interact “Revolution Girl” screen prints from 2007. The print is signed by both Shepard and WK, measures in at 18″ X 24″ and can be found here.