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Shepard Fairey is an American contemporary street artist, activist, illustrator, and graphic designer. He is also the founder of OBEY Clothing which emerged from the skateboarding scene. He first became known for his “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” sticker campaign while attending the Rhode Island School of Design.
He became more widely known during the 2008 Presidential election for his Barack Obama “Hope” poster. The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston has described him as one of the best known and most influential street artists. His work is included in the collections at The Smithsonian, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
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