Street Artist Shepard Fairey

"Obey Icon Pole" (Courtesy ICA)
"Obey Icon Pole" (Courtesy ICA)
"Obama HOPE" (Courtesy ICA)
"Obama HOPE" (Courtesy ICA)

Shepard Fairey's now iconic image of Barack Obama propelled the street artist into the national spotlight. But Fairey has been creating works for 20 years and now the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston is hosting an extensive exhibition covering his career. Here & Now's Andrea Shea reports.

Fairey at the press preview of "Supply and Demand" (Photo by Christian Holland)
Fairey at the press preview of "Supply and Demand" (Photo by Christian Holland)
Fairey's iconic "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" (flickr/leiabox)
Fairey's iconic "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" (flickr/leiabox)

This program aired on February 5, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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