For today’s Ten Questions, I am more than happy to welcome one of the site’s most popular topics of discussion, Mr. Shepard Fairey of Obey Giant.
Location: LA CA
Years Doing Posters: 19
Favorite Poster / Art Print You’ve Done: The TWO SIDES OF CAPITALISM: BAD was a very labor intensive endeavor that I’m proud of. I usually like a poster right when I decide I’m finished, then I’m over it and on to the next.
All-time Favorite Poster / Art Print that Someone Else Did: The Jon Van Hammersveld Hendrix print. It was one of the first posters I bit for an Obey Giant parody in ’93.
Music Currently In Rotation: The Good The Bad and the Queen, The Last Shadow Puppets, always the Clash.
Last Print, Poster, or Toy Bought: Skullphone Gas Station print.
Art Hanging On Your Walls: Jamie Reid, Twist, Banksy, Raymond Pettibon, Faile, Ryan McGiness, Nara, Jon Van Hammersveld, Jim Houser.
Upcoming Stuff: My book E Pluribus Venom is about to come out.
Words of Wisdom: Measure twice, cut once.