Saturday, June 06, 2009

Art Blogging: Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey (1970- ) is an American lowbrow artist. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, he studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. He is now lives in Los Angeles and is a prolific graphic designer.

Fairey rose to national attention with this 2008 screenprint of Barack Obama. You can read an interview of Fairey about this iconic work here.

Peace Woman, 2008.

Tyrant Boot, 2008.

War By Numbers, a stencil collage.

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