Street artist Shepard Fairey plead guilty on Friday to criminal contempt and could face up to 6 months in jail. Fairey admitted to falsifying documents to cover up that he used an Associated Press photo as the basis for the famous Hope poster featuring Barack Obama.
In other news, Azerbaijan plans a 1km-tall tower, and "Foreclosed" opens at the MoMA.
• Shepard Fairey Pleads Guilty Over Obama 'Hope' Image | NY Times
• Azerbaijan To Build One Kilometer-Tall Skyscraper | Architizer
• Reassembling the American Dream | Design Observer
(Image: via NY Times)