Posts Tagged: Shepard Fairey

Notable Los Angeles: 4/30–5/6

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Literary events and readings in and around L.A. this week!

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Shepard Fairey in Copenhagen

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Street artist Shepard Fairey is perpetually towing the line between adoration/acceptance and hostility. Street art is anarchic and contentious in that way. He recently experienced the hostile side of this dichotomy in Copenhagen, when he was attacked following the after-party for his “Duality of Humanity,” art show. He offered his ruminations on the circumstances of […]

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New York Galleries: What’s Notable

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While New York Gallery Week was last weekend, which for the most part means that galleries were open on Sunday, the galleries in Chelsea, SoHo and the meatpacking district have some new shows worth checking out. Here’s a cheat sheet of some of the more interesting work I’ve seen.

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Notable New York, This Week 5/3 – 5/9

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This week in New York Electric Literature celebrates the launch of Issue 4, the Shepard Fairey exhibit is at Deitch Projects, Daniel Clowes discusses Wilson, John Leguizamo is honored by Spike Lee and Eric Bogosian, Ugly Duckling Presse presents “Talk Show,” and Lynne Tillman and Michael Cunningham pay tribute to Flannery O’Connor. MONDAY 5/3: Talk […]

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Saturday Morning Links

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Morning, everyone! Here’s some links to get you started this weekend. Shepard Fairey admits to submitting false images to the court in his fair use lawsuit against the AP. Not good, even if his argument is that the underlying fair use theory is sound. Richmond, VA has a new minor league baseball team, and it’s […]

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Evan Roth Vs. Everybody

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The world of copyright law is not a place where one finds much in the way of bright-lines or simple dichotomies. Or even heroes. So it shouldn’t be surprising when people who set themselves up as defenders of concepts like fair use turn out to be pretty douchebaggy. Evan Roth points this out in his […]

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