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Shepard Fairey

Obey to the better
Posted by Gestalten—01/2011

Introducing the American artist Shepard Fairey is a bit like explaining whose portrait he famously altered for the "Hope" campaign that was widely used by Barack Obama's supporters in 2008. Since the mid 1980s he has created outstanding (then: street) art that is strong, iconic and expressive. Shepard Fairey is also a thoughtful, committed, and outspoken activist who revives the artistic virtues of standing up for the freedom of speech and fighting for rational and non-corporate ways of dealing with the issue of copyright. Obey the interview we did with him in Los Angeles in late 2010!

Art & Agenda

Posted by Gestalten—11/2014

Explores the current interrelationship between politics, art, and activism.

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Beyond the Street

The 100 Leading Figures in Urban Art
Posted by Gestalten—12/2013

Definitive book on street art featuring 100 key figures from around the world in their own words and images.

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Heat Wave by Paloma Rincón

Things Are Heating Up in These Summery Still Lifes
Posted by Gestalten—12/2015

Every Thing We Touch by Paula Zuccotti

Photographing the Everyday Objects We Use from Dawn to Dusk
Posted by Gestalten—12/2015

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Finde kuratierte Geschenke für die Liebsten in den Gestalten Stores
Posted by Gestalten—12/2015

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The Annual Art Fairs are open through Sunday
Posted by Gestalten—12/2015

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