Talking Points: Shepard Fairey
Introducing you to the work of artist and activist Shepard Fairey.
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Shepard Fairey is a contemporary street artist and activist. In his work he tackles topics such as political power and propaganda. Fairey uses stencils and screen print to make his work.
The Black Hills Are Not For Sale, Screen Print, 18 x 24 inches, July 2012
See more at Faireys website and Instagram feed
Questions to Ask Children
How many processes can you identify in the first video? Why do you think Shepard uses so many different processes/mediums?
When you look at Fairey’s ‘The Black Hills Are Not For Sale’ what do you see?