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For all those collectors, here is a special edition that has been around for a little while but over looked. Its Shepard’s interpretation of the Warhol Soup Can. The image was created specifically for the Beautiful Losers Exhibition last year. You can purchase the print at the Iconocast Website at www.iconoclastusa.com.
Good Hunting!

Hand printed silkscreen and pencil on manila acid free archival paper / 20 x 16 inches / Edition of 200
Numbered and signed by the artist
Published on the occasion of the exhibit “Beautiful Losers: Contemporary Art and Street Culture”, 2004-2006


LA Punk Rock- American Hardcore Event This Saturday

As many of you know, punk and hardcore changed my life by showing me that through resourceful independence people can build their own scene and be creative on their own terms. Ed Colver shot some amazing photos of the hardcore scene and the picture below became the cover for Steven Blush’s excellent book “American Hardcore”. Anyone who cares about the influence of indie music should check out this event.

American Hardcore photographer Edward Colver
photo exhibit/closing event
6-11 pm
Saturday, Sept. 23rd
Caracola Contemporary
618 Moulton Ave # F
Los Angeles, California 90031

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Thursday, September 21st, 2006
Shepard Fairey Book Signing 6-8pm
DJ set/Party 8-10pm
For More Info: 310.857.1360

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Another Government Cover Up!

LA TIMES, A Tortured Past – Documents show troops who reported abuse in Vietnam were discredited even as the military was finding evidence of worse.

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LIFE REMOTE CONTROL is 90 minutes of ruthless quick-fire positive brainwashing from the front line. Critics complain of a generation, raised on commercials, cable TV, and music videos, has lost its
attention span. This movie sets out to prove that our visual impatience is not a weakness; it is our greatest strength. No one can pull the wool over your eyes if they’re pointing in two different directions at once.
Film features the Artistic Innovation of: Shepard Fairey, Banksy, KAWS, WK Interact, Ron English, FAILE, Brian McGee, Malcolm McLaren, Space Invader, Monsieur A. and many more…


As The World Burns…ROLLINS BAND and X

After Shepard did some work for the Rollins Show on IFC, the Rollins camp asked if he would be interested in doing a poster for their upcoming tour. The tour features the original line up of X and definitely is something you don’t want to miss! Check out the design that Shepard came up with to pay tribute to two great bands.

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We just found a stash of xtra Shadow CDs! This new mix cd by DJ Shadow clocks in at over 60 minutes. Especially produced for the PUBLIC WORKS
Collaboration with OBEY… It will not disappoint!

Funky Shunk CD/Shadow T05019 $10.00

The Standard Downtown Art Series Presents Photo Exhibit and Book Signing for “Supply and Demand”!

August 17th, 7-10 pm
The Standard Downtown Los Angeles
The LOFT 550 South Flower (at 6th Street) LA 90071

RSVP ONLY: [email protected]
Drinks provided by Dewars White Label
And additional giveaways by G4 TV


The Lollapalooza camp recently interviewed Shepard for their Lolla Lives Webisodes featuring Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell. Lolla has released the first three Webisodes series to YouTube.com with astounding results (nearly 45,000 views, and nearly 100 subscribers since its debut). Shepard’s first webisode was even featured on the front page of Youtube.com and has seen over 30,000 views itself, making him the latest Youtube.com sensation. Hit the links below and see for yourself what the buzz is about. Oh, and don’t forget to check out the other Lolla Lives Webisodes.

Lolla Lives Profile page: http://www.youtube.com/user/lollalives

Lolla Lives-Shepard Fairey-Webisode 1-Andre’s Posse

Lolla Lives-Shepard Fairey-Webisode 2-Banksy

Lolla Lives-Shepard Fairey-Webisode 3-Toys

Lolla Lives-Shepard Fairey-Webisode 4-Politics of Aesthetics

Icons: Shepard Fairey

Saturday August 12 @ 7:30pm ET only on G4

Icons is ‘a day’ and ‘the life’ of today’s maverick entrepreneurs, entertainers, and pop culture institutions. They make, break or rewrite the rules for everyone and everything that follows. Icons gives viewers a true inside look at what makes their heroes tick.

“Keep your eyes and mind open, and question everything” is the motto that artist, activist and pop culture pioneer Shepard Fairey lives by. While he was a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, 19
year old Fairey began plastering images of wrestler Andre the Giant on any surface he could find. Almost 20 years later that image has become known around the world and is the foundation of the phenomenon called Obey Giant. G4 TV takes a look at the life of a true original on Icons: Shepard Fairey, Saturday, August 12, 7:30 PM e/t

Icons: Shepard Fairey premieres on G4 Saturday August 12 @ 7:30pm ET.

Go to g4tv.com/icons for more information and to find your local G4 channel number.