Shepard Fairey

Spike Lee on Casey Affleck’s Rise and Nate Parker’s Fall: ‘It Was a Dirty, Low-Down Shame’

The legendary filmmaker sat down with Marlow Stern to discuss his excellent new Netflix series ‘She’s Gotta Have It,’ that Time magazine cover, and …

Culture

Eyes on Miami: Trina, Paris Hilton, and Others Gather for Basel

It's not easy having eyes all over the scene, being around to take in all the wild visuals at all the worthwhile places in the city. There are, …

Miami

Get your smartphone ready; the weekend is crammed with Instagrammable art

The visual feast that is Art Week is full of must-see exhibits and Instagrammable moments. We’ve chosen a handful of our ephemeral favorites. See …

Entertainment

Obama ‘Hope’ artist’s Dallas mural shamefully defaced

Known more for his famous portrait of President Barack Obama with the word Hope, Shepard Fairey’s name might not be known to most people. The street …

Opinion

ACLU Courts Artists in Miami—and Installs a Political Phone Booth at the Standard

Events and Parties<p>All week, the "Speak Up Pop-Up" is raising funds for civil liberties causes in Miami.<p>,<p>It’s a sign of the times that one of the …

Resisting Trumpism Requires a Grand Unifying Theory

The past few weeks have been hellish for Americans. With one assault after another on our Constitution and our rights, it has felt like an endless …

Liberal View

Art Basel Miami Beach: From the Wynwood to the Walls

Shepard Fairey kicked off the week in Wynwood. "I'm looking forward to just seeing friends and seeing the art," he said.<p>“The first time I put art up …

Street Art

Prabal Gurung, Public School, Everlane, and Opening Ceremony Launch an ACLU “Speak Up” Pop-Up in Miami

Though the sun had already set at The Standard Spa by the time guests arrived to the ACLU’s "Speak Up" celebration, a strong glow from both the South Beach and Wynwood skylines kept members of the art and fashion communities warmly lit. The gathering was hosted to honor the ACLU’s latest efforts, …

Art Basel Miami Beach Wynwood Wall Opening Night Photos 2017 – WWD

Wynwood Walls Opening Night<p>Shepard Fairey<p>Lexie Moreland<p>Art Basel Miami Beach 2017: Wynwood Walls Opening Night<p>The scene at Wynwood Walls.<p>Lexie …

Mathews hearing, snow flurries and hugs vs harassment: Your Tuesday evening roundup

<i>Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.</i><p>Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.<p>CPS not …

Texas

Shepard Fairey mural in West Dallas vandalized

Vandals have defaced a mural in West Dallas by contemporary street artist Shepard Fairey.<p>The colorful mural on a retaining wall below the Belmont …

The Arts

Hello Kitty and her multibillion-dollar success story

by Dorothy Woodgate<p>How do you go from selling coin purses to having your image on aeroplanes and running for president of the United States? Answer: …

Edvard Munch

They, The People - Magazine - Art in America

The people are a crew of square-jawed construction workers swilling beers at the end of a long day, pressing chilled bottles against their greasy …

Art

Sotheby's to Auction Contemporary Art, Some to Fetch for up to $50,000 USD

New pieces by Invader, Shepard Fairey, and more renowned artists.<p>Sotheby’s has partnered with the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Foundation (HOCA) on a huge auction this December. Invader, Shepard Fairey (Obey Giant), Alexandre Farto (Vhils), Anthony Lister, José Parlá, and more renowned artists have …

Hong Kong

Paris Math

This autumn, I seem to have fallen forward instead of back—even though I moved back to a place I have lived before, things are changing and I am …

France

Artwalk Benefiting New York’s Homeless Features Works by Louise Fishman, Andy Warhol

The event raises funds for New York's homeless.<p>On Wednesday night, Vincent and Shelly Fremont refused to break the unspoken and golden rule of an …

Andy Warhol

Cocktails, crafts, rap, Bob Ross, yoga and cats: Great stocking stuffer books

Fun books that will make great stocking stuffers (although you may need an extra-large stocking).<p>Atlas Obscura: The Travel Posters<p><i>Atlas Obscura</i><p>Fans of the Atlas Obscura guidebook and online magazine, which chronicle curious travel destinations, can add that sense of wanderlust to their wall. Each …

Joan Didion

How Contemporary Art Transformed the World’s Best Chef - SURFACE

Bold gestures, the principles of minimalism, and a Picasso painting powered Daniel Humm to the culinary industry's highest ranks.<p>By Nate …

Art

Patrice O’Neal Benefit to Fundraise for Little Italy Mural Canceled

Share This PostMock up of location of planned Patrice O’Neal muralA fundraiser scheduled to take place at Gotham Comedy Club this coming Monday to …

Comedians

How to make the most of Art Basel Week 2017

Whether you’re an art aficionado or a first-timer, here’s what you’ll need to know to get the best of this year’s Miami Art Week fairs and events.<p><b>The</b> …

Entertainment

McGillis: Montreal's Duke Eatmon writes hip-hop history with help from a rap legend

For Duke Eatmon the pattern was set early. Very early.<p>His Afro-Canadian father and Native Canadian mother named him Duke Edward in an inversion of …

Quebec

Die Antwoord's Latest Project Is A Line Of Skateboards That Benefit A Skate School In Africa

Ever since announcing their last album, <i>The Book of Zef</i>, and that the band will shift its focus on filmmaking, <b>Die Antwoord</b> have done quite well for …

Art

How not to speak funny in business

by Michael Easson<p>Wide-eyed and hopeful, my youngest daughter, Amanda, asked me last month: "how do you succeed in business?" Immediate, stock …

Clayton Christensen

The Ultimate Holiday Travel Guide To Miami, Florida

From South Beach to the Wynwood Walls and Little Havana, this is the ultimate holiday travel guide to Miami in Florida!<p>I’ll admit it. I’m an addict. …

Asia Travel

Opening Photos From Shepard Fairey's "Damaged" in LA

Shepard Fairey's new show "Damaged" premiered in Los Angeles on November 11th. The show was immense, with tons of familiar faces from the art world …

Art

Obey's Shepard Fairey Has Only One Regret About His Obama 'HOPE' Poster

For those who regard Shepard Fairey as merely that guy behind Obey and the Obama “HOPE” poster, Hulu’s just dropped <i>Obey Giant</i>, a feature-length …

Offbeat News

URBAN LEGENDS Exhibits Miami Art Week At Sagamore With A-List Lineup

Miami’s art hub, <b>The Sagamore Hotel Miami Beach</b>, is bringing forth a special art series as it presents<p>URBAN LEGENDS during the upcoming Miami Art …

Street Art

Thursday's TV highlights: 'Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars' on KOCE

SERIES<p><b>Supernatural</b> Sam and Dean (Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles) continue to search for Jack (Alexander Calvert), even as Asmodeus (guest star Jeffrey Vincent Parise) bears down on them, in the new episode “War of the Worlds.” 8 p.m. KTLA<p><b>Young Sheldon</b> Sheldon uses his skill with numbers to help his …

TV

Henry Rollins: Art Should Be for Everyone, Not Just Those Who Can Afford It

Last week, <i>Salvator Mundi</i>, a painting said to be from the hand of Leonardo da Vinci, sold at Christie’s for $450 million. The painting is, apparently, …

Salvator Mundi