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First Museum Survey of Street Artist Shepard Fairey to Open in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI, OH.- Shepard Fairey: Supply and Demand, the first solo show of renowned street artist and political provocateur Shepard Fairey, opens February 20th at the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) in the Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art. An extensive exploration of the artist’s 20-year career, the exhibition is mounted in two parts: the works displayed inside the CAC and external projects. The CAC’s galleries will house approximately 250 pieces ranging from his early “Andre the Giant” work to the iconic “Obama HOPE” image to new mixed-media works and a large-format mural in the lobby. The external projects are murals at sites throughout the Greater Cincinnati region that have been secured with the permission of the owners in advance. “Shepard Fairey: Supply and Demand”, organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston , is on view at the CAC February 20 through