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Shepard Fairey – MAYDAY

Posted in Artwork, Print with tags , , , , , , , , on April 26, 2010 by bendey14

Looks like Shepard Fairey is up to his old tricks again.  And when I say “tricks,” I mean pure artistical brilliance.

The MAYDAY exhibit will run from May 1st to May 29th at Deitch Projects in New York and will consist of a rather large collection of new artwork.  Here’s an excerpt from Shepard Fairey originally posted at World Famous Design Junkies: “These people I’m portraying were all revolutionary, in one sense or another. They started out on the margins of culture and ended up changing the mainstream. When we celebrate big steps that were made in the past, it reminds us that big steps can be made in the future.”

Here’s a sneak peak:

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Manifest Hope: DC

Posted in Artwork, Print with tags , , , on January 22, 2009 by bendey14

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Regardless of your political stance, your opinion of Obama, or his visual idolization, you have to at least give it up for the incredible works of art in the Manifest Hope:  DC art exhibit.  Prior to Obama’s inauguration on Tuesday, Shepard Fairey and Yosi Sergant hosted a huge collection of Obama inspired artwork from all around the world.  If you’re not familiar with Shepard Fairey, he’s a famous graffiti artist known for his OBEY Giant posters that can be found all around the world.  He’s also responsible for creating the Obama “CHANGE” / “HOPE” posters.  Since his days on the streets of just about every major city, he has created a clothing brand called, OBEY, of course. 

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Here’s an interview with Shepard on the Colbert Report.

Here are just a few pics from the Manifest Hope: DC art exhibit, visit the First Set or the Second Set for more. 

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This is what art is all about folks.  Inspiration.