Shepard Fairey in The New Yorker

I know, I know, you’ve heard it all.  However, this article from The New Yorker is an extremely intelligent, well-written piece about Fairey’s work, just ad you’d expect from one of our country’s best publications.  Burn some time on a Sunday afternoon by reading this at

3 Responses to “Shepard Fairey in The New Yorker”

    I found myself regarding the (Boston) show as strangely wholesome, like a vaccine that defeats the virus it imitates. It’s as if Fairey meant to ridicule rebellion. I’m not sure he knows what he meant, beyond wanting to get a rise out of people.

    LOL, I don’t think Fairey knows what he does either. Never seen such successful work that is so devoid of concept. But what the hell, you can make a lot of money off flipping it. 🙂

  2. Damn, that was an excellent read.

  3. Good good read. Nice angle, looking at the whole body of work

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