American graphic designer Shepard Fairey made waves during the last US presidential elections with his now iconic portrait of Obama. Since then he has gone on to develop his career further through a series of exhibitions taking the LA street artist, behind the Andre the Giant Has A Posse and Obey Giant campaigns, global. He has also been involved in a uncomfortable struggle with AP over the use of a photograph for his Obama portrait. At his latest show at the StolenSpace Gallery in London, Fairey talks about how he drew inspiration from his favourite album covers for artists such as Public Enemy, The Clash and Bob Marley, makes recommendations for one European street artist to watch and shares his views on Obama in the run up to the next elections. www.stolenspace.com/section.php?xSec=90 www.obeygiant.com (Sound and Vision runs until 4 November 2012). The exhibition runs until 4.11.12 Follow Our Show! Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/CraneTV Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/crane.tv Blog: http://cranetv.tumblr.com/
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