new york: may day

artist shepard fairey's show may day launches at deitch projects on sat - may 1 [6pm-9pm] as the venue's final project before it permanently shuts its doors. the exhibition features a series of new work, referencing not only the celebration of spring and the rebirth but also labour day, a day of political demonstrations and celebrations coordinated by unions and socialist groups, and the mayday distress signal. additionally, the artist will also wheat-paste over 80 feet of plywood wrapping around the ace hotel. gallery location: 18 wooster street [soho].