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Shepard Fairey’s “Printed Matters” show will be opening Friday, May 22nd at Library Street Collective in Detroit, marking Shepard’s first exhibition in Detroit in over a decade. From Fairey’s website, “Printed Matters is a continuous series of exhibitions, which focuses on the importance of printed material in Fairey’s art. Each exhibition highlights this significance by incorporating a variety of Shepard’s printed material, including serigraphs on paper, editions on wood, editions on metal, and fine art collage.” The show is part of the “Public Matters” art exhibit Library Street Collective is holding in the Belt, and includes several large-scale outdoor pieces painted by Fairey, as well as “a permanent mural in the Belt as well as his largest mural to date in an undisclosed location in downtown Detroit.” For more information, visit the Library Street Collective or Shepard Fairey’s website, where you can also see in-progress images of the show and his work around the city. The show will run from May 22nd to August 15th.


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