It was only a matter of time before L.A. street artist (turned international graphic-design star and Obama portraiteer) Shepard Fairey took on Trayvon.
We're actually surprised it didn't happen sooner. Though there remains the sporadic rally cry for the young black Florida teen's murderer to be bro ... More >>
Though Occupy L.A. has always been firm about its status as a collective, not a group of individuals, some protesters have inevitably achieved more celebrity than the rest.
The first and foremost being Sarah Mason, whose portrait at a Bank of America occupation ended up on the cover of TIME's "Prot ... More >>
It's one thing to wake up to a heroic graphic design of your face on the cover of TIME, a la Sarah Mason of Occupy L.A.
It's another to wake up to an unflattering (and even more unflatteringly manipulated) photo of yourself on a New York City billboard, and all over the Internet, posing as a fat gu ... More >>
Ted SoquiSee our previous post, "Occupy L.A. Photos by Ted Soqui, Photog Behind Shepard Fairey's TIME Art, to Show at Gallery Where Cover Protester Sarah Mason Works"
Six weeks after LAPD riot cops cut short the revolution and forcibly cleared Occupy L.A. from its home on the City Hall lawn, ... More >>
The Robert Berman Gallery in Santa Monica saw the show of the century fall into its lap this winter.
Sarah Mason, who works at the gallery, was catapulted into accidental fame when a photo of her at an Occupy L.A. protest -- snapped by LA Weekly photographer Ted Soqui -- was reworked by graphic art ... More >>
UPISarah Mason, TIME covergirl sans beanie and bandana, far left.Updated on second page with even more up-close shots of Mason -- these ones taken by Ted Soqui, the LA Weekly photographer behind the TIME cover. Originally posted December 15 at 4:40 p.m.
Ah, the elusive Sarah Mason -- she of ... More >>
TIME MagazineUpdate: The covergirl's name is Sarah Mason. Details below.
It's ironic enough that TIME Magazine chose L.A. street artist Shepard Fairey to design today's "Person of the Year" cover, which depicts an anonymous protester peering from between her beanie and bandana. Fairey is the ... More >>