Shepard Fairey curates street-art exhibit to coincide with Lollapalooza

By Chloe Stachowiak
July 14, 2014

Lollapalooza has been a Midwest mecca for music and youth culture since the early ’90s—and with Art Alliance: The Provocateurs set to open at the end of this month, public art is finding a home again alongside the expansive festival.

Running from July 31 to August 4 at Chicago’s Block 37, the exhibit will feature 40 of the art world’s biggest names, including Shepard Fairey, Space Invader, Ryan McGuinness, Camille Rose Garcia, and even Gary Panter (award-winning set designer of Pee-Wee’s Playhouse) and Devo front-man Mark Mothersbaugh. It’s a vibrant, experimental show meant to both capture the spirit of the festival’s music and engage with its audience, combining cutting-edge art with interactive elements like panel discussions, an after-show, and a charity fundraiser for Chicago Art Partnerships In Education.

Tickets for the show start at $12.75 and can be purchased here. (Also, note the Saturday-night performance of Deltron 3030 with a DJ set from Fairey.)

Art Alliance: The Provocateurs
Art Alliance: The Provocateurs
By Chloe Stachowiak July 14, 2014
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