News about Shepard Fairey
Shepard Fairey Obama artwork has HOPE of earning $500K at Heritage, May 19
DALLAS – Heritage Auctions’ May 19 Modern & Contemporary Art Signature® Auction features a wealth of iconic names from the Postmodern and Contemporary Art movements, led by a scarce version of Shepard Fairey’s iconic HOPE poster, estimated at $300,000-$500,000. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Mattel taps Shepard Fairey for its UNO Artiste Series
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – The latest entry in the UNO Artiste Series, which combines the classic card game with imagery from famed artists, features the work of American contemporary street artist and activist Shepard Fairey.
Graffiti artist Shepard Fairey to go to trial over tagging in 2016
DETROIT (AP) – Graffiti artist Shepard Fairey is scheduled to stand trial next year on charges of illegally tagging buildings while in Detroit to complete a commissioned project. Court records show that a Jan. 26 trial date was set Friday in Wayne County Circuit Court.
Artist Shepard Fairey avoids prison in AP copyright case
NEW YORK (AFP) – The artist who illegally used a copyrighted Associated Press photo in an iconic poster of Barack Obama during his 2008 election was sentenced Friday to 300 hours of community service for falsifying evidence. The Manhattan federal court also ordered Shepard Fairey to pay a $25,000 fine. However, he escaped prison time […]