FILE- In a Feb. 3, 2009 file photo, artist Shepard Fairey speaks during an exhibit of his work of at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. The creator of the Barack Obama “HOPE”

 

              FILE- In a Feb. 3, 2009 file photo, artist Shepard Fairey speaks during an exhibit of his work of at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. The creator of the Barack Obama “HOPE”
FILE- In a Feb. 3, 2009 file photo, artist Shepard Fairey speaks during an exhibit of his work of at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. The creator of the Barack Obama “HOPE” poster for the 2008 presidential campaign will be sentenced Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 with prosecutors seeking a prison sentence for his criminal contempt conviction for destroying documents and fabricating others in a civil lawsuit he brought against The Associated Press. . His lawyers say the contrite artist should face no prison on a misdemeanor charge. (AP Photo/Boston Herald, Matt Stone, file) MANDATORY CREDIT; BOSTON GLOBE OUT, METRO BOSTON OUT; MAGS OUT