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    Shepard Fairey: Off Site

    Presented by at Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA)

    May 17-June 28, 2009

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    Shepard Fairey: Off Site

    Join the ICA for a bike tour of Fairey's public work in Boston and Cambridge. Stopping at 6 places along the way, exhibition curator Pedro Alonzo will talk about the context, content, and culture of the artist's work and the relationships between graffiti, public art, graphic design, and advertising. The tour will cover approximately 10 miles, arriving back at the ICA in time to hit the Water Cafe for lunch. Space is limited. The tour will...

    Join the ICA for a bike tour of Fairey's public work in Boston and Cambridge. Stopping at 6 places along the way, exhibition curator Pedro Alonzo will talk about the context, content, and culture of the artist's work and the relationships between graffiti, public art, graphic design, and advertising. The tour will cover approximately 10 miles, arriving back at the ICA in time to hit the Water Cafe for lunch. Space is limited. The tour will last approximately 2 hours, traveling on Boston and Cambridge streets with moderate to heavy traffic. This route is appropriate for intermediate cyclists and above, already familiar with city biking. All participants MUST being a safe, working bicycle, a well-fitted helmet, and water. Maps will be available to participants, with clear directions to each site. The tour will run in light rain, but not in more severe weather conditions. In case of severe weather, call 617-478-3100 on the day of the event for cancellations. Lunch is not included with the price of the tour. All participants will be required to sign a waiver.


    Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston (ICA)

    100 Northern Avenue
    Boston, MA 02210

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    Admission Info:
    $20 general admission; $15 members, students, and seniors.


    General Day and Time Info:
    10:00am

    Parking:

    The ICA does not have a parking garage, however there is affordable paid parking available in lots near the ICA.



    Accessibility Info: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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    • Event Name: Shepard Fairey: Off Site
      5 out of 5 stars rating "Cool art"
      Review posted by: Jean from Boston, MA, Mar 25, 2009

      I saw this last week at the ICA and it was pretty cool how he does the layering of the pieces and arranges the artwork within a certain concept. I liked it.

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