Shepard Fairey started out on his graffiti artist career with the Obey Giant sticker campaign in 1989. His unique style is heavily influenced by advertising and propaganda, which his work tends to criticize.
Shepard Fairey is one of the most influential street artists of our time. Shepard Fairey’s work has been used in screen prints, stencils, stickers, masking film illustrations, paste-ups, collages, sculptures, posters, paintings, and murals.Shepard Fairey enjoys working with the colors black, white, and red. Fairey has constantly shifted between the realms of fine art, commercial art, Street Art, and even political art. His most famous art includes images of Andre the Giant, the Obey trademark, the propaganda poster of Barack Obama, and many more.
Shepard Fairey is a polarizing figure in the world of street art. His major works have made as much of an impact as the works of Space Invader and Banksy, although Fairey does not hide his face or change his voice when appearing on camera.
he is still an active figure on the streets of cities around the world, whether through new works or the iconic OBEY, which continues to spread. Fairey was one of the first viral street artists, a powerful dissenter and, eventually one of the most outwardly political artists of our time.