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Shepard Fairey Poster

Shepard Fairey Takes On Gun Control Debate

Posted 03.29.2013 | Arts

Shepard Fairey's propaganda aesthetic has become almost synonymous with many of the political causes the vocal artist has supported, from the Obama ca...

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.

Shepard Fairey Teams Up With Neil Young

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.08.2012 | Arts

Last week we reported on Shepard Fairey's tribute to Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch; this week the street art icon is going from hip-hop to folk rock. Faire...

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...

Helping Obama Write the Unwritten Future

Shepard Fairey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Shepard Fairey

2009-08-06-R1085COVER_fp.jpgIt's been six-plus months since Obama took office, and the new Rolling Stone cover is the first image of Obama I've created in that time.

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 Biggest Announcement of My Life

Jason Pollock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jason Pollock

I have never made an announcement like this in all my 27 years on this planet. My film, The Youngest Candidate, will have its world premier during the Los Angeles Film Festival.

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.

Hypocrisy And Bad Faith In The AP's Countersuit Against Shepard Fairey

Jonathan Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Melber

An AP victory in this case would undermine artistic freedom. And it would, to paraphrase Lawrence Lessig, effectively outlaw a legitimate form of art.

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 ...

Photog Behind Most Iconic Obama Picture Revealed

Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I believe that last week I solved the biggest photographic mystery of the 2008 election: I found the photographer who took the photo that was the sour...