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Artist Arrested in Boston! Art World in a Tizzy about Shepard Fairey!

The art world is in a tizzy about Shepard Fairey and his use of the Obama image he created
(or did not create as some would say). At his recent art opening in Boston he was even arrested! Here are just a few of links for the "rest of the story":

Pro-Fairey gripe from ICA party sponsor: Boston Globe, United States - 8 hours ago My company, Karmaloop, Inc. sponsored the opening night party for Shepard Fairey's show at the ICA. The anticipation and buzz among young adults throughout ...
Hope poster artist sued, arrested ZDNet - 11 hours ago News of the weird. First Obama poster artist Shepard Fairey is sued by AP for copyright infringement for using a wire service photo as a model for his ...
Blew it again, Boston Boston Globe, United States - 13 hours ago Shepard Fairey's work is on display on a building near the Massachusetts Turnpike at Mass. Ave. and Newbury Street. (David Kamerman/Globe Staff) MY COMPANY ...
Artist files pre-emptive suit in photo dispute with AP International Herald Tribune, France - 22 hours ago By Randy Kennedy The street artist Shepard Fairey has filed a lawsuit against The Associated Press, asking a judge to declare that he is protected from ...
Monster Mash: Breaking news and headlines Los Angeles Times, CA - 23 hours ago -- After arrest in Boston, street artist Shepard Fairey fires back at the Associated Press with a lawsuit of his own. -- Artist and Long Beach gallery face ...
Artist's arrest points to a Boston divide Boston Globe, United States - Feb 10, 2009 By Maria Cramer and John R. Ellement While renowned artist Shepard Fairey was being feted around Boston in recent weeks, posing for pictures with Mayor ....

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Comment by Connie Mettler on February 13, 2009 at 9:41am
The latest news about Shepard Fairey:

"Art Turns Ugly", the copyright battle over iconic Obama image: Who is right the AP or Fairey? another look at the debate:


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