Special Shepard Fairey event this Fri at alife…

The word is definitely out on this one, but just in case you didn’t already hear about the upcoming release of Arkitip 51 featuring Shepard Fairey, above is a picture of a billboard right in the middle of Los Angeles to make sure all are in the loop. The location of the billboard and special event is 1520 N. Cahuenga, between Sunset and Hollywood Blvd.
The release party for Arkitip 51 will take place on Fri, June 19th at alife and will feature new installations from Fairey.

Please be sure to RSVP to: rsvp@alifepresents.com

Celebrating the official launch of Issue No. 0051 featuring Shepard Fairey, Arkitip link up with alife for a special event commemorating the issue release, which will be accompanied by a signed 7.5 x 10 in. silk screen print, designed and printed specifically for this issue edition. Longtime Arkitip and Shepard Fairey supporter alife will host the release of the issue event (June 19th 7-10pm) at their onsite ‘alife Presents’ gallery space, footsteps from their Hollywood retail location. The new issue edition will be available along with special Obey x Arkitip x alife commemorative t-shirts.

alife @ 1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Suite 10 in Los Angeles

Hi Fructose Vol. 11 coming up in early April…

The eleventh volume of Hi-Fructose is set to arrive in early April! It features exclusive coverage of Mark Ryden‘s ‘The Snow Yak Show’ from Japan, the art of Chet Zar, Tiffany Bozic, Brandi Milne, Brandt Peters, Damon Soule, the dangerous dioramas of Thomas Doyle, Charlie Immer, Nicola Verlato and more. Plus, the gang go out wheatpasting with Shepard Fairey, delve into Nara‘s latest showing in Los Angeles at Blum & Poe, discover Zhang Huan‘s Giants and the bronze sculptures of Gabriels, and much more!
Be on the lookout for a very cool contest with Brandi Milne that will be tied in with Vol. 11 of Hi Fructose and her upcoming solo show with us this April… more on this soon!
Above is a sneak peek at the feature for Damon Soule. His work continues to excel, getting more and more complex in composition… can’t wait for his show with us in 2010.
Check out a few more preview images from Volume 11 here.