Shepard Fairey Gets Probation

  • July 14, 2009 00:19

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"Hope" is the image of Barack Obama that Fairey made based on an AP photo.
Shepard Fairey

The artist was sentenced to two years’ probation on Friday in Boston Municipal Court for charges stemming from images he posted on public and private property over the years, The Associated Press reported.

Fairey also has a pending suit filed by the AP over the use of their Obama image, repurposed in his popular rendition of the leader.

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