Shepard Fairey. You’ve heard the name, I’ve heard the name. We’ve seen the posters, read about the ad campaign for department store Saks. Lord knows we’ve heard about the recent Obama photograph debacle.
Look at the art. We get it. Nothing more need be said. Or even done by him. There’s a website that can do his art for you. (Note the website is pretty neat.) Never want to hear the name again, nor see another person’s internet photo Obama-ized.
Pardon me, am I ranting? If so, only because as an artist his recent work in itself is not that interesting.
There. I said it.