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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Good Bye maou-maou

Moritz R.: Advanced Tiki Art
Posted by Gestalten—11/2002

For the last opening at maou-maou galery, artist Moritz R. (of DER PLAN-fame) creates a sun-studio of the imagination, the Tikidelic Dreamstudio.

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Alex Fluestertuete

at Filesharing
Posted by Gestalten—11/2002

It is Christmas time, time of relaxation and reflection. The time when our need and will and passion for shopping gets stronger than ever.

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Nadel Eins

Now online
Posted by Gestalten—11/2002

Nadel Eins was founded by Jeans Team in 1998 in order to release their first two 7'' singles. One was red and one was yellow.

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Laurent Fétis / Beck

Sea Change Tour 2002
Posted by Gestalten—11/2002

To promote the upcoming US Tour of recording artist Beck french designer Fétis unveiles his psychedelic portrait of the singer. Unfortunately, no european dates are known so far.

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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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