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  • Fairey Attacked by Danes

    08/17/2011 11:08:41 AM PDT · by Stoutcat · 8 replies
    Serial art plagiarist Shepard Fairey, the man responsible for stealing a photo and making it an icon, was attacked last weekend in Copenhagen after he failed to understand that history has meaning. Fairey had been in the city creating a series of “street art” murals on the sides of buildings. The Guardian reports: “The LA-based artist believes the attack was sparked by a misunderstanding over his mural commemorating the demolition of the legendary “Ungdomshuset” (youth house) at Jagtvej 69… Fairey’s installation, painted on a building adjacent to the vacant site, depicted a dove in flight above the word “peace” and...
  • Houston Man Slammed Against Car, Ticketed Over Obama Joker Posters

    09/17/2009 12:48:22 PM PDT · by rface · 236 replies · 5,486+ views
    Chicago Daily Observer ^ | 9.17.09 | Breitbart
    VIDEO At Link HERE .A Houston man was handcuffed and assaulted by cops for posting anti-Obama flyers around his town, actions described as criminal vandalism by police and some local residents, despite the fact that giant pro-Obama murals are openly displayed in the same neighborhood for all to see. 21-year-old Mark Fuhre, an Alex Jones Show listener, decided to post the flyers even though the Infowars Obama Joker Poster Contest had ended, because he wanted to alert his neighbors to the cult of personality being manufactured around Obama and how the establishment is stifling any criticism of the President by...
  • Street Art: Joshua Allen Harris' Inflatable Bag Monsters (totally cool)

    09/05/2009 1:39:21 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 18 replies · 2,450+ views
    youtube ^ | 9-5-09
    I accidentally stumbled upon this. YOU WILL ENJOY THIS YOUTUBE
  • Traffic Cone Monster Has Artist In A Jam

    06/17/2009 9:40:03 AM PDT · by Abathar · 68 replies · 3,082+ views
    AP via theindychannel.com ^ | 06/17/09 | Barbara Rodriguez
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- When Joseph Carnevale chopped up three stolen orange and white traffic barrels from a construction site to create a massive sculpture of a roadside monster thumbing a ride, the North Carolina college student said he saw it as a form of street art. Police just saw vandalism. They dismantled the 10-foot "barrel monster" and arrested Carnevale. Hundreds of online supporters want the charges dropped and the publicity has turned the history major and part-time construction worker into a local celebrity. Even the construction company has become a fan, and wants the 21-year-old to create a replica of...
  • PSP street art upsets residents

    12/03/2005 2:45:33 AM PST · by Panerai · 4 replies · 244+ views
    PSP World ^ | 12/02/2005
    Sony's apparent underground graffiti-ad campaign is rankling some citizens. While Sony has not officially endorsed the campaign, the series of identical PSP-toting graffiti characters appeared in the last few weeks in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Chicago. "Is anyone else concerned that Sony Playstation paid someone to vandalize our neighborhood to sell their latest toy," writes a Los Angeles resident. "It's quite obviously an advertisement, but when I called Playstation Consumer Services this morning, they claim to know nothing about the campaign. I guess there's just some clever youngster out here in LH that just really LOVES...