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Shepard Fairey and Russell Brand, celebrity friends with a counterculture mission

October 18, 2010 |  1:11 pm

Fairey Last week we sat down with artist Shepard Fairey to discuss his budding friendship and working relationship with comedian Russell Brand. Prior to the interview we were told that Fairey, on the advice of his lawyers, would not discuss the ongoing dispute with the AP over the Obama "Hope" graphic.

However, much was discussed about Fairey's admiration for Brand and his feeling that he will likely collaborate much more with the actor in the future. Most recently Fairey created the image for the jacket cover of Brand's new memoir, "Booky Wook 2: This time it's personal."

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Photo: Shepard Fairey holds up a copy of Russell Brand's new memoir, "Booky Wook 2," which Fairey designed. Credit: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

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