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Artist Shepard Fairey Talks Rise Of OBEY & Inspirations

This is a brand new video from anti-establishment clothing brand OBEY, documenting the rise of the company and its founder, contemporary artist Shepard Fairey. In the clip, the world famed artist discusses his inspirations, which includes punk rock to skateboarding; and offers some insight into how he began OBEY as well as the philosophy behind the clothing line's aesthetic. Fairey also recalls a life-changing moment during a trip to New York and first encountered the freedom of graffiti...
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Artist Shepard Fairey Assaulted In Denmark, Called ‘Obama Illuminati’ & ‘Yankee Hipster’

While in Copenhagen, Denmark last weekend, for one of his many art show opening around the world, renowned street artist Shepard Fairey was assaulted by a group of men who -- during the attack -- called him "Obama Illuminati", a "Yankee hipster," and ordered him to "go back to America". During his trip overseas, the 41-year-old artist had created an outdoor piece, which was controversial on the local scene, angering left-wing anarchists throughout the city. Days before his gallery show, Fairy painted a "peace dove"...

Sea No Evil Art Show To Benefit Preservation of World’s Oceans

Sea No Evil, an art show serving as an art benefit to preserve and protect the world's oceans, is set to go down at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium in Riverside, California at the end of the month. It's a fundraiser for the Sea Shepherd Organization, and will feature donated art from such noted artists as Bobby Hundreds, our man Jun Cha, Max242, Munk One, Neko, Retna, Shepard Fairey, Jeff Soto, Skullphone, Deph and a very long list of others...

Shepard Fairey, Art & Activism (Pt. 2)

In this part of KarmaloopTV's sitdown with famed artist Shepard Fairey, the artist takes you through his studio, explaining his motivation behind the Obama Hope print as well as other iconic charitable works of art and expression.