Street Art’s Thoughtful Star
“Graphic art makes a difference.”
So says Shepard Fairey, known worldwide for that graphic art and quickly becoming one of the most notable spokesmen for that elusive group known as Gen X’ers.
And he’s right. You may not know the man’s face or, possibly, his name (yet), but you certainly remember this difference-making Fairey image:
The Obama image had everyone talking last year. And, despite Fairey’s recent arrest in Boston (his 15th arrest for street art in his 39 years), he remains in demand to provide more insight into what makes him tick.
Fairey discusses his philosophies on copyright law, street art, the Internet, and this classic, career-defining André The Giant image:
Tough to say when the next iconic Fairey image will reveal itself. But, whether you’re a fan or a hater, you can pretty much guarantee that his influence will continue to be felt with great impact in the years ahead.