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Reaction: Shepard Fairey's Boston Arrest

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Shepard Fairey, the street artist behind the now-iconic red, white and blue "Hope" image of President Obama, was supposed to be celebrating his first major solo museum exhibit in Boston this weekend.

Instead he was in jail. Boston police arrested Fairey just before his opening party at the Institute for Contemporary Arts Friday night. He is scheduled to be arraigned on property damages charges Monday.

WBUR's Andrea Shea visited the ICA exhibit this weekend to talk with people about the arrest.

This program aired on February 9, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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