Is Shepard Fairey Phony?

7 02 2009

There is an interesting article in the Boston Globe about Shepard Fairey and plagiarism. Boy can this guy get a break? It just keeps on coming this week for him. The backlash has started. It says:

“Hailed as the poster boy of contemporary poster boys, and closely associated with the Obama victory, Fairey is riding a wave of positive publicity. But some observers say the self-described “street artist” is really a graphic pickpocket, helping himself to the work of others without credit.”

Read the full story here.


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