Los Angeles artist Shepard Fairey was arrested Friday night in Boston on two outstanding warrants for tagging property with graffiti. Fairey was in town for the opening of his first solo museum exhibition, “Supply and Demand,” at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art.
According to today’s LA Times:
Two warrants were issued for Fairey on Jan. 24 after police determined he’d tagged property in two locations with graffiti based on the Andre the Giant street art campaign from his early career, police Officer James Kenneally said Saturday.
Fairey willl be arraigned on misdeameanor charges on Monday in Brighton District court.