This week, it's all about looking back: One artist revisits 1993 L.A., another borrows the palette of teen pop from 20-some years ago and a museum show features graphically bold, grittily political art of the '80s.
5. What art even is
When the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston changed its nam ... More >>
Shepard Fairey, whose iconic "Obama/Hope" illustration became the banner of a political movement, has been called a genius and a plagiarizer, depending on who you listen to. Now, according to the Boston Police Department, Fairey is also a grafitti tagger, whom its cops arrested last night. An Associ ... More >>