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—09/2014
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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Neasden Control Centre

Solo exhibition in Tokyo
Posted by Gestalten—12/2008

Taking its roots from the humble traditional British caff or tearoom, Take Away explores the development, regeneration and consequent replacement of traditional aspects of British Culture and street f

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Transgression

Group exhibition and concert in Berlin
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

A bunch of impressive women from all around the world is going to showcase art works, photography, drawings, installations and video art work as well as a musical performance at Berlin's Neurotitan ga

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Gestalten

At Design Miami
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

For the second consecutive year Gestalten exhibits at Design Miami, the most substantive forum for international design.

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Julia Lohmann

Residency in London
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Designer Julia Lohmann will be resident in the Embankment Galleries' Studio with Gero Grundmann, for The Conformitory: Nature Contained.

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Recent Book Releases

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Little Gestalten recommended on People of Print.

Sven Ehmann and Hendrik Hellige interviewed about Kleine Gestalten live on Deutschlandradio Kultur's program Lesart.

The Craft and the Makers reviewed on Trendland.

Hide and Seek featured on Cool Camping.

Muster machen recommended in creativ verpacken's October issue.

Oasis in the October/November issue of inForm.

Out of the Blue featured in the Octover/November issue of Bücher Magazin.

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