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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Five Stars for ContainerPLUS

Gestalten.tv - Interview Feature
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Nicola Carter and Luise Vormittag who founded the multidisciplinary art and design collective Container dreamed up so many playful concepts and creations across a multitude of 2D and 3D platforms whil

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Stephan Doitschinoff aka Calma

Exhibition and book launch event in NY
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Novo Mundo is a solo exhibition featuring new works by Stephan Doitschinoff, the Brazilian painter and illustrator also known as Calma.

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:phunk studio

Theme park in Beijing
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

:phunk studio is one of Asia's leading art and design collectives. With New World they built "a new globalised theme park of our inner world.

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Grant Barnhart

Solo exhibition in Seattle
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

In this show Seattle artist Grant Barnhart is depicting a subconscious vision of American identity through the guise of his Middle American upbringing.

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Recent Book Releases

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Das Craft-Bier Buch featured in the 20/2014 issue of tip Berlin.

The Weather Diaries reviewed on anti-utopias.

Berlin Wonderland featured in the September issue of Urban.

Das Craft-Bier Buch recommended on Mixology.

Hide and Seek on The Huffington Post.

Korea Korea featured on Touring Club Italiano.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business on KalinkaKalinka.

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