We have confirmed that the new Obama â€VOTEâ€œ image which Shepard Fairey and AM premiered in DC will indeed be made into an official print to be sold on Barack Obamaâ€™s website! It should drop in the weeks prior to the election, so keep your eyes on the site. The edition size will be 5000Â and should have a $70 price point.Â This will beÂ Shepard’s 2nd print inÂ the “Artists for Obama” product line. As with everything Shepard has donated to Obama’s campaign, allÂ proceeds will continueÂ toÂ support the Barack […]
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Shepard Fairey’s weekend in DC was very fruitful. He unveiled a new image:Â “VOTE“Â for Barack Obamaâ€™s Campaign, held aÂ dialogue at the Corcoran Museum, and showed at the Irvine Contemporary. AM got the breakdown on all the weekend events; including the exclusive after-party with DJ Diabetic himself. All the details, pictures and special surprise await after the jump.
Last night, Shepard Fairey premiered his newest image for Barack Obama entitled “VOTE”. How fitting that he unveiled this new image in the nation’s capital. Adding to his already iconic creations of Obama: Progress, Hope, and Change, Shepard stated that he wanted this piece to convey the energy and attitude of Obama in contrast to his opponent. No word yet on whether or not he will make this into a print, but we will keep you in the loop. After the first night of “legitimate” […]
Last night, AM got invited to follow artist Shepard Fairey around Washington DC and watch him create a few murals at some prominent DC locations. Shepard and his boys hit the ground running Wednesday afternoon, even after a grueling cross country red-eye earlier in the morning. Painting the town Obey was Shepard’s goal.Â He was the first person to roll up his sleeves to hit the wheatpaste, and was the last person to leave. It was surreal to see Shepard create a brand new mural […]
Continuing with our coverage of Shepard Fairey’s pending trip to DC, we now have the images that will be exhibited at the Regime Change Starts at Home show at the Irvine Contemporary Gallery.Â Shepard will have 9 new paintings and collage on paper pieces for the exhibition.Â Included is the LAST of three unique hand stenciled collaged portraits of Barack Obama’s campaign icon: “Hope”. The show opens October 18thÂ (6-9 pm) with an afterparty by invitation to follow (10-12 pm) with all 3 artists: Shepard […]
In conjunction with their upcoming show Regime Change Starts at Home, featuring Shepard Fairey, Al Farrow and Paul D. Miller, DC’s Irvine Contemporary Gallery will be releasing a new Obey silkscreen print entitled Rose Girl. The print will be an edition of 450 and will be available for $100 only in-person at the gallery. The exhibition opens October 18th.
Influential street artist Shepard FaireyÂ has been aÂ cornerstone of the US urban art scene for more than a decade, but his influence trancended mere street artÂ after he created an image of Barack ObamaÂ so powerful, that it became the image that symbolized Obama’s presidential campaign. How fitting that the LA based Fairey will come to Washington DC to speak about the social and political issues that have influenced his art work. The famous Corcoran MuseumÂ will hold a symposium with Shepard Fairey and Al Farrow. Both artists will […]