Shepard Fairey

Obey to the better
Posted by Ole Wagner—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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Research Is Key

Juan Velasco On Infographics
Posted by Gestalten—01/2015

The Light For a New Dawn

Gestalten × Pulpo Oda Light in Aurora Red
Posted by Gestalten—01/2015

Logbuch

Bremen
Posted by Gestalten—01/2015

January Shop of the Month

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The Gestalten Holiday Gift Guide III

Because A Book Is a Gift You Can Open Again and Again.
Posted by Gestalten—12/2014

Recent Book Releases

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The New Nomads featured on Milk Decoration.

Corso interviewed Sven Ehmann about The New Nomads.

Start Me Up! is recommended in the May issue of Novum. "Start Me Up! zeigt gelungene Kreationen aus aller Welt, die Marken individuell und reizvoll zur Geltung bringen.”

Liquid Spaces featured on Highsnobiety.

Kitchen Kulture featured on Republica.com.

The Great Wide Open on Huh.

Blank Slate and The Map Design Toolbox in Il Venerdi di Repubblica on April 10.

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