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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Strike a Pose

Eccentric Architecture and Spectacular Spaces
Posted by Gestalten—12/2008

Strike a Pose documents a new extroverted architectural language. Manifested in spectacular structures, eccentric forms and vivid colours, this expressive approach goes way beyond conventional stylistic and geographic boundaries.

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Don't Wake Daddy III

Group exhibition in Hamburg
Posted by Gestalten—12/2008

Wake Daddy, it's round three for this gathering of young and upcoming international illustrators and artists.

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Gestalten Art Editions

Available now!
Posted by Gestalten—12/2008

Gestalten now offers a selection of artworks featured in our publications as Art Editions in high quality Lambda prints.

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Temporal

Documentary on The Art of Stephan Doitschinoff
Posted by Gestalten—12/2008

Calma is not only artist Stephan Doitschinoff‘s street alias, but also the abbreviation of †œcon alma† (c’alma) in Latin, meaning †œwith soul†.

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Recent Book Releases

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Hello, I am Erik featured on AIGA.

Original Man on Man Got Style.

Beyond the Street reviewed in Art Spezial "Street Art".

Hide and Seek recommended in Prokom's 04/2014 issue.

Robert Klanten interviewed in Inforadio's program Vis á Vis.

Gestalten Pavilion featured on the website of French daily Le Figaro.

Berlin Wonderland is recommended as "sehr gut/very good" in tip & zitty special issue "BERLIN Art l Kunst".

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