Fairey is a contemporary artist, graphic designer, and
illustrator. He first became known for his "André
the Giant Has a Posse" sticker campaign, in which he
appropriated images from the comedic super market tabloid
Weekly World News. His work became more widely known in
the 2008 U.S. presidential election, specifically his Barack
Obama "HOPE" poster. The Institute of Contemporary
Art, Boston calls him one of today's best known and most
influential street artists. His work is included in the
collections at The Smithsonian, the Los Angeles County Museum
of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Victoria
and Albert Museum in London. Click here
to contact Mr. Fairey.
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