Thanks To The Work Of Plagiarist, Shepard Fairey For Today…

for that plagiarized image of Obama has contributed to influencing “young America” to register and vote for the change to come…

Back in 2007, I started noticing a certain set of bold and bright iconic images everywhere, from  stickers and posters on the walls, to the shirts that young “skaters” rocked and bought at the malls. I later learned that these images, stamped with the word, “Obey,” all came from one guy: Shepard Fairey. Since then, the artist has made quite a name for himself. From his Andre the Giant campaign on the streets, to his most recent “Obama Hope” poster…

However, I can’t exactly respect the “artist,” seeing as that he is more like a plagiarist. I only hope that Mark Vallen’s article finds a way to catch on just like Fairey’s works. Thay way, people aren’t blindly giving him credit for his “works of art.”

The majority of the pics below highlighting the original work and Fairey’s plagiarized version were all provided by Vallen and the rest of the folks at “Art for a Change.” And the most recent, from Reuteurs. Note the original image and then Fairey’s version.

Shepard Fairey Obama Plagiarism

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One Response to “Thanks To The Work Of Plagiarist, Shepard Fairey For Today…”

  1. ive been waiting for someone to hate on obey with me, thanks ray =)

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