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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Studio Job

Installation in Geneva
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Industry is a brand-new Studio Job installation. It is the first gallery exhibition in Switzerland by the highly acclaimed designer couple Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel.

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Arne Quinze

Video installation in Cologne
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Whenever you think you can pigeonhole Belgian artist and designer Arne Qinze he will extract himself from any of those categories.

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WON ABC

Exhibition in Basel
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

The (street) artist is showing his latest silkscreen prints, drawings and sculptures in an exhibition at V-Gallery in Basel.

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ContainerPLUS

Design for Snowboards
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Our favorite five star liner from London, ContainerPLUS collective has designed a range of wonderful Burton feelgood snowboards.

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The Craft and the Makers featured on Best Design Books.

The Craft and the Makers on Globemakers.

The Craft and the Makers recommended on Boca do Lobo.

The Outsiders reviewed in the September-October 2014 issue of Salt Magazine.

Barley & Hops featured on Lost in a Supermarket.

Barley & Hops on Selectism.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended on Heldth.

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