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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Comix Competition

fumettomix
Posted by Gestalten—11/2002

Fumetto - International Comix-Festival Lucerne holds a competition each year to give comics-creators the opportunity to compare their work, present it to the broader public, and exchange views with ot

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Furi Furi Company

Extra Show
Posted by Gestalten—11/2002

Manga - World of Japanese Comics

Extra Exhibtion

Deichtorhallen Hamburg

08.11.2002 - 05.01.2003

Manga - Die Welt der japanischen Comics

Erweitertes Programm

Deichtorhallen Hamburg

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Save the Logos

LosLogos.org
Posted by Gestalten—11/2002

Society for the Conservation of Urban Visual Heritage

Loslogos.org, wants to protect, or at least conserve the graphic appearance of the world ’s cities.

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Margot Quan Knight

IF
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

Fabrica et Artazart présentent IF une exposition de photographies de MARGOT QUAN KNIGHT du

8 novembre au 1er décembre 2002

ARTAZART

83, Quai de Valmy

75010 Paris

Tel. 01 40 24 00

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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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