Smack art

Take a second to interpret a Sheppard Fairey drawing and your eyes will be drawn to the sultry lips before the striking lipstick and certainly before the coy bulls-eye in the background.
Smack. That’s what Fairey’s art does can do if you take a second to look and think.
Fairey, who drew that iconic Obama poster, and his crew at obeygiant.com, will now carry the show.
Kiss Me Deadly

Kiss Me Deadly

… Sketch a perfect cover for one of my favorite books, George Orwell’s “Animal Farm” from 1944, and you have my attention.
Animal Farm

Animal Farm

… This menacing face of a gorilla with the word “obey” and AK-47s was the look that gave Fairey his start in Chicago years ago. (If you want more, watch him on Thursday’s Colbert Report .)

Obey

Obey

… And there’s something inherently sexy about an activist.

Panther Power on Wood
Panther Power on Wood

… G 

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