Icons: Shepard Fairey

Juxtapoz // Thursday, 10 Aug 2006

"'Keep your eyes and mind open, and question everything' is the motto that artist, activist and pop culture pioneer Shepard Fairey lives by. While he was a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, 19 year old Fairey began plastering images of wrestler Andre the Giant on any surface he could find. Almost 20 years later that image has become known around the world and is the foundation of the phenomenon called Obey Giant. G4 TV takes a look at the life of a true original on Icons: Shepard Fairey." --g4tv

Go to the G4 website, www.g4tv.com, for the details.

In other Shepard Fairey news...

The Lollapalooza camp recently interviewed Shepard for their Lolla Lives Webisodes featuring Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell. Lolla has released the first three Webisodes series to YouTube.com with astounding results (nearly 45,000 views, and nearly 100 subscribers since its debut). Shepard


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