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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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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Manga

The World of Japanese Comics
Posted by Gestalten—10/2002

Manga is one of Japan's longest and largest cultural phenomena. It is read enthusiastically by people of all ages in Japan, from young children to businessmen.

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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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