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Shepard Fairey Leaves a Mark on Charlestonnew

Despite his success with political posters and corporate design — Fairey has worked with a few big names including Pepsi, Kobe Bryant, and Led Zeppelin — he hasn't abandoned the street style that set the course for his artistic reputation.
Charleston City Paper  |  Cara Kelly  |  01-06-2011  |  Art

Comic-strip author declares war on Jambanew

While the Shepard Fairey–AP showdown was busy raising the public-domain bar, a new case concerning intellectual property recently cropped up on the Internet. This one pits David Rees and his defunct Get Your War On (GYWO) comic strip against national smoothie giant Jamba Juice.
Boston Phoenix  |  Leor Galil  |  08-06-2009  |  Media

Shepard Fairey Talks Imaging, Obama, and Handcuffsnew

For the past 20 years, Shepard Fairey has stickered, wheatpasted, and postered the streets of cities all over the world.
Boston Phoenix  |  Evan J. Garza  |  01-30-2009  |  Art

Guerilla Artist Shepard Fairey Takes a Giant Step into the World of Politicsnew

As he waited behind bars during the Democratic National Convention in August, the two worlds that Shepard Fairey now inhabits -- one where he's a street artist, the other as an impassioned supporter of Sen. Barack Obama -- collided in the strangest of ways.
Charleston City Paper  |  Chris Haire  |  10-09-2008  |  Art

Shepard Fairey and Robert Indiana Cause Trouble at the DNCnew

Fairey and company spent seventeen hours in jail, first at the infamous "Gitmo on the Platte" warehouse the city set up for DNC protesters. But he wasn't the only artist to get caught in the tentacles of DNC security.
Westword  |  Staff  |  09-08-2008  |  Politics

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