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Obama Hope Poster Shepard Fairey

The Real Two Party System

Trey Lyon | Posted 10.08.2014 | Religion
Trey Lyon

To some, fear is a motivator, to others a sales tactic and to still others, a sign of weakness. Ironically, that sentence is equally true when the word "fear" is replaced with the word "hope."

I'm Voting for Barack Obama Because I Believe Progress Is Possible

Shepard Fairey | Posted 12.30.2012 | Politics
Shepard Fairey

I want to see this country move forward, not backward, and I know that four more years of Obama in office will have our country and our planet looking far more like the ones I want to see than a Romney presidency ever could.

Katherine Brooks

Shepard Fairey Sentenced To Two Years Probation | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.14.2012 | Arts

Artist Shepard Fairey was sentenced to two years probation in a U.S. District Court in Manhattan Friday. Known for the "HOPE" posters he created d...

LOOK: Iconic Obama Artist Dressed To Impress In Mugshot

Posted 03.27.2012 | Weird News

The artist who created the iconic "HOPE" poster of President Obama looks quite dapper in his mugshot. Shepard Fairey pleaded guilty in February to ...

Obama 'HOPE' Poster Artist Pleads Guilty In NYC

AP | By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 04.25.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The creator of the Barack Obama "HOPE" poster pleaded guilty Friday to criminal contempt, saying he made a "terrible decision" in 2009 to ...

Happy Birthday, Shepard Fairey

Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts

On this day (February 15) in 1970, Shepard Fairey was born. The now-infamous graphic designer, illustrator, and poster fanatic emerged on the scene th...

The Trials And Tribulations of Shepard Fairey's OWS Poster

Posted 11.23.2011 | Arts

Shepard Fairey, known for his "Andre The Giant Has A Posse" propaganda and his iconic Obama "HOPE" poster created during the 2008 presidential campaig...

The Future Is Unwritten

Shepard Fairey | Posted 01.15.2012 | Impact
Shepard Fairey

2011-11-15-ShepardFaireypull.jpg It is only possible for society to evolve in a positive direction with a healthy balance of honoring both the needs of the individual, and promoting basic human rights and equality of the collective.

Shepard Fairey Designs The New Face Of Occupy Wall Street

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 12.14.2011 | New York

Shepard Fairey, the graphic designer behind Barack Obama's iconic "Hope" posters, is showing his support for Occupy Wall Street protestors with an...

Dave Jamieson

Obama Campaign's Call For Free Designs Angers Artists | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign recently launched a poster contest, inviting artists from across the country to submit designs in...

AP Sues Clothing Stores Over Use Of Obama Photo

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The Associated Press has sued Urban Outfitters and other clothing retailers in federal court, accusing them of selling T-shirts that ...

Resolution In Suit Between 'Hope' Poster Artist, AP

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A judge has dismissed copyright lawsuits between an artist who created the Barack Obama "HOPE" image and The Associated Press but has...

The Art of Compassion or Compassion as Art?

Christal Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christal Smith

It wasn't the only reason Obama won, but the fact that the original is in the Smithsonian gives some indication of the role Shepard Fairey's then-ubiquitous and now-iconic HOPE poster played in the 2008 election.

Judge Urges Settlement In Shepard Fairey Vs. AP Copyright Dispute Over Obama HOPE Poster

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

NEW YORK — A judge urged Friday that a copyright dispute between an artist and The Associated Press over the Barack Obama "HOPE" image be settle...

Yosi Sergant And The Art Of Right Wing Hysteria

Neon Tommy | Hillel Aron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It was late September 2009, and Yosi Sergant was sitting in Washington National Airport, waiting for his flight. His sister Shira was about to give bi...

Shepard Fairey, 'HOPE' Artist, Under Criminal Investigation

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

NEW YORK — A judge permitted the disclosure for the first time Tuesday that the artist known for his Barack Obama "HOPE" image is under criminal...

Shepard Fairy on Manhood and Mistakes

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Matlack

To be honest, my expectations of a broad-ranging interview with the icon-maker, Shepard Fairey, were not high. I was moderating a panel on manhood be...

Question Everything: Shepard Fairey on His Influences, His Legal Battle with AP, and Being a Sellout

Adriana Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adriana Dunn

Fairey characterizes his work as reactionary, and defends the Hope image as the right move at the time. "Having McCain as president would have been horrible," he said.

Shep Visionary or Criminal?

Tom Matlack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Matlack

Fairey's work is on the cover of Time and he has a major show at the Boston Institute of Contemporary Art but ultimately he is just fucking cool.

The AP, Obama, & Referencing

Shepard Fairey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shepard Fairey

I can't talk about every aspect of my case with the AP over the Obama HOPE poster, but there are a few things I want to discuss and points I'd like to make.

Obama Poster Artist Shepard Fairey Expects New Charges In Boston

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — The street artist who created the famous "Hope" poster of President Barack Obama expects to face new vandalism charges relating to the ...

AP Accuses Obama Artist Shepard Fairey Of Copyright Infringement

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — On buttons, posters and Web sites, the image was everywhere during last year's presidential campaign: a pensive Barack Obama looking ...

Selling Hope Instead of Fear: 
Redefining Activism

Christiana Wyly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christiana Wyly

We need to follow Obama's example of reaching across the barriers that divide us as a people. We must learn how to reach into our hearts and truly meet another human being exactly where they are.

Obama's 'Hope' Portrait Headed To Smithsonian

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON — Even before he takes office, President-elect Barack Obama's image will become part of the permanent collection at the National Port...

John C. Reilly, Flea, Shepard Fairey, Miri Ben-Ari, Russell Simmons, Marc Ecko, MC Yogi (Obama-Inspired VIDEOS)

Ben Arnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Arnon

"If you choose to exercise your right to vote, your opinion matters. A banker's vote carries the same weight as a skateboarder, a farmer or someone who is unemployed."