Remember that brilliant Banksy meets The Simpsons episode-intro? Recently another Simpsons street art tribute has been broadcasted, featuring none others than Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Kenny Scharf, and Robbie Conal – some of the major street art legends from over the sea…
Exit Through the Kwik-E-Mart
The episode simply tells the story of Bart becoming a street artist by tagging the neighborhood from Homers car, getting in contact with the guys named above – And it also tells the story of the street art commercialization! Definitely a must to watch.
Bart and Milhouse go around Springfield painting graffiti art of Homer. This graffiti artwork becomes a sensation with real-life graffiti artists Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Kenny Scharf, and Robbie Conal. The four plan to showcase Bart’s art in a gallery show. At the show, Homer initially refuses to go in because he discovers the artwork is an insult to him… (Wikipedia)
Fortunately there’s that wonderful invention called the internet, for what reason also those of you who missed it the episode are able to watch it. Do it now, it’s great!