Shepard Fairey (creator of Obama “Hope” poster) will be at ART BASEL this year


You’ve either seen his work via Obama’s “Hope” poster, or maybe you’ve seen the “OBEY” stickers somewhere and somehow. Shit, maybe you drove down Miami Avenue and saw this red looking Vietnam type of graphic on a side of a building at around NW 25th street. Either way, Shepard Fairey, the man behind all of the above will be participating at this year’s Art Basel festivities along with the Primary Flight movement, which I’m sure will be incredible this year as well. The New Times caught up with Shepard and asked him a few questions about this year’s involvement with Art Basel. And when asked about it he said:

“…There’s going to be sort of an outdoor mural project. I’m also going to work with the Primary Flight guys who did some of the murals last year. So, I’ll be involved in a couple projects, but I’m not 100 percent sure. But, I’m sure as it gets closer if I’m doing anything I’ll post it on my website….”

Read the full article at New Times by clicking here.

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