Story by Nori Fumataki, Tom Wallace, Kathleen Gasperini The video gaming industry just got another boost of credibility, this time from the Smithsonian Institution and their recently released Hidden Expeditions: Smithsonian Hope Diamond, and curated exhibition, “The Art of Video Games.” According to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the game is designed for young gamers […]
Video Games in the Smithsonian Engage Youth Culture with History, Science, Travel, plus a Nod to the Art of Gaming Culture; Into the Pixel Now Accepting Interactive Art Submissions
Shepard Fairey Creates Time’s Person of the Year Protester Cover
Time Person of the Year cover artwork by Shepard Fairey.Street artist Shepard Fairey was chosen by Time Magazine’s editors to create their Person of the Year cover, nominated by the magazine as The Protester. The magazine which debuted on newsstands this month, features signature Shepard artistry with reds, yellows, and black tones, and a composite […]
AP Sues Urban Outfitters, Zumiez, and Nordstrom Over Fairey HOPE T-shirt Sales
Even though Shepard Fairey and the AP are now BFF’s doesn’t mean that the retailers who made money off the Obama Hope Poster T-shirts are in the clear.
Legendary Street Artist Shepard Fairey and AP Settle Agreement Over Obama HOPE Photo, Now BFF’s and Collaborating on Future Projects
In a complete twist of fate on copyright issues, artist’s usage, and revenue from merch, Fairey and the AP have created a new plan.
To Write Love On Her Arm-How T-shirts Launched a Love Movement
Often noted for their success in dealing with youth depression and suicide, TWLOHA is also a unique example of how social media and T-shirt merch can launch an entire organization.
Shepard Fairey Obama Poster Spoof in Ironman 2
Examining the Psychodemographics of Youth Culture: What Concerns You Most about the Future?
Fresh data from Label Networks delivers forecasts on where the marketplace is headed and why by tracing changes to results to this question over the years, plus comparisons from our China, Japan, and European Youth Studies.
Art for Obama Illustrated Book Edited by Shepard Fairey Featuring Powerful Street Artists Illustrate Grassroots Movement for Change
Now, in illustrated keepsake form, we can see how so-called fringe players in youth culture helped impact one of the greatest elections in history.