Trail blazers and rule breakers from a bygone era sprinkle the soaring white walls of 941 Geary, all captured by legendary fringe culture photographer Glen E. Friedman. This man was one of the first to spray mainstream eyes with images of the gang of Z-Boys from Dogtown (like the middle finger-flipping Tony Alva and Jay Adams), volatile punk acts (like the devil-locked Glenn Danzig in full Misfits regalia, Bad Brains, and Fugazi), and hip hop pioneers like Run D.M.C. and Ice-T.
We've taken you from the conception to the grand opening of the city's sweetest new gallery, 941 Geary. Now get pumped for the exhibition space's most street cred-inducing show yet, F--- You All by photographer Glen E. Friedman, with never-before-seen collaborations with Shepard Fairey.
Friedman, the documentarian of the beginning of skate culture and the early punk and hip hop scenes, has an impressive repertoire, from edgy, fisheyed action shots of the Z-Boys to gritty portraits of the likes of Run DMC and a young LL Cool J. Pair Friedman with street art guru and longtime admirer Fairey and you've got several symbiotic collaborations that will be displayed alongside the original photographs they'll pay tribute to.