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Video: Art Basel Miami 2009 Shepard Fairey Hitting Wall in Wynwood and Street Art Interview

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Art Basel week Miami 2009 is all about music and street art. The "Primary Flight" exhibit is fucking it up all over Wynwood, and so is Tony Goldman's public art project Wynwood Walls, produced in concert with Deitch Projects of New York. Galleries on the Beach and in the city of Miami are taking the form seriously, and independent artists from Dade County and around the world are and will be illegally leaving their marks all over town for Basel week to represent in front of Scope, Pulse, Art Miami, Design Miami, Aqua, Photo Miami, Sculpt Miami, Red Dot, Art Asia, Art Basel, Littlest Sister, Fountain, and the many other art fairs.

The video above is of Shepard Fairey and his team of glue techs hanging posters last night around 8 for the Wynwood Walls public street art exhibition, next to Joey's Wynwood Modern Italian Café on NW Second Avenue between 25th and 27th streets. The Fairey piece deals with human rights and standing up for them.

Here are some sneak-preview images of some of the other walls that are part of the project in progress.

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