Shepard (Sheppard) Fairey
Shepard (Sheppard) Fairey is active/lives in California, South Carolina. Shepard Fairey is known for street art painting, posters, logo design.
"After ‘Hope,’ and Lawsuit, Shepard Fairey Tries Damage Control, "by Jori Finkel, November 3, 2017, Art & Design Section, The New York Times.
LOS ANGELES — By just about any measure, it’s been a long time since the street artist Shepard Fairey managed to capture the optimism of Barack Obama’s candidacy in his “Hope” poster, the stylized portrait in red, white and blue tones that easily ranks as the most famous, also ubiquitous, artwork of 2008.
Mr. Fairey’s oldest daughter, then 2 years old, is now almost a teenager. The “Hope” image became the subject of a copyright infringement lawsuit by The Associated Press that was both expensive and embarrassing for the artist. Mr. Fairey, who is 47, has since gone on to creat ... Displaying 750 of 11336 characters.