Shepard Fairey

    Attributes

    • Male
    • Street art
    • Others

    About the artist

    1970: Born in Charleston, South Carolina, United States

    Shepard Fairey is an American urban artist and graphic designer, famous for his stickers with the image of wrestler Andre the Giant and for his designs that take elements of political propaganda posters from the mid-twentieth century.

    Including slogans like "Think and create, print and destroy" that blend subversion with entertainment, his themes and aesthetics often becomes a mix between cartoon and the revival of political propaganda, Situationist ideas and aesthetic-philosophical revolutions of the 60s, common theme backgrounds in the art of the late 90s and early 21st century.