“WHAT?! Sarah Palin and Overspray?! That’s right, just as Warhol would have it, hot pink and smeared with more than lipstick.
No one will deny the role that Shepard Fairey’s iconic Obama image played in getting the man elected, so what better way to celebrate his inauguration than with a study in street art’s influence on politics, the world over.
Overspray 9, the Political issue is finally here, with in-depth articles tracing street art’s historical roots in politics all the way back to the Situationist International using stencils to revolutionize France in the 1960’s.
Read about Swoon taking on the cause of the victims of a Mexican serial killer, the lowdown on street art laws all over the world, graffiti in Gaza, and the billboard liberation front dressing up in gorilla suits and charming the cops.”
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