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Obama Hope Poster Shepard Fairey

How the Obama "Hope" Poster Reached a Tipping Point and Became a Cultural Phenomenon: An Interview With the Artist Shepard Fairey

Ben Arnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Arnon

"I think what then happened was that there were a lot of people who were digging Obama but they didn't have any way to symbolically show their support."

Shepard Fairey, Poster Boy Of The 2008 Election (And For The Rise Of The New)

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fairey has created the iconic image not just of the Obama campaign, but of the campaign itself -- his image works because it's art, not branding, genuinely inspired and memorable, whatever your politics.

Meet The Man Behind The Obama Poster Phenomenon

Washington Post | William Booth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When the street artist and guerrilla marketer Shepard Fairey got word from the Obama people that they would welcome his contribution to the campaign,...