Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey (born February 15, 1970) is an American contemporary artist, graphic designer, and illustrator who emerged from the skateboarding scene in the 1980’s. He first became known for his "André the Giant Has a Posse" (...OBEY...) sticker campaign, in which he appropriated images from the comedic super market tabloid Weekly World News.

Art Exhibition previously on at Until Never in Flinders Lane precinct, Victoria, Australia.
From Thursday 03 June 2010 to Saturday 03 July 2010

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Published by anonymous on Saturday 12 June 2010.
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Fairey became more widely known in the 2008 U.S. presidential election, specifically his Barack Obama “HOPE” poster. The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston calls him one of today’s best known and most influential street artists.

His work is included in the collections at The Smithsonian, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shepard_Fairey

Location

Until Never
2nd Floor 3-5 Hosier Lane Melbourne
Open 12 to 5pm Wednesday to Saturday