In an effort to boost sales, retail giant Saks has commissioned Shepard Fairey to design their new shopping bags.
Using a Russian constructivist style, Shep urges consumers to “Arm yourself with a Slouchy Bag”.
A shamelessly commercial turn for an artist who, lets face it, has always been more retail than street.
Further promoting the idea that Art is just a vehicle to promote your clothing line.
An unfortunate trend (for those of us that still believe that Art is a calling and not merely a promotional tool) that has produced a lot of unfortunate art.