Shepard Fairey, ‘A Message from Our Sponsor’, 2015, Print, Three-color relief on handmade paper, Pace Prints
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Shepard Fairey

A Message from Our Sponsor, 2015

Three-color relief on handmade paper
34 1/2 × 25 1/2 in
87.6 × 64.8 cm
Edition 10/25
.
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Location
New York
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Pace Prints
New York

Influenced by Russian Constructivism, Chinese Communist propaganda and American advertising, …

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Original, undamaged condition. Sold directly by the publisher.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed in pencil on recto, lower right corner
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Not included
Publisher
Pace Editions, Inc.
Shepard Fairey
American, b. 1970
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Expanding on the legacies of artists such as Keith Haring and Andy Warhol, Shepard Fairey’s practice disrupts the distinction between fine and commercial art. A major artist of the street art movement, Fairey rose to prominence in the early 1990s through the dispersion of posters, stickers, and murals, related to his Obey Giant campaign, which yielded an international cultural phenomenon. Fairey’s iconic poster of President Barack Obama was adopted as the official emblem associated with the presidential campaign and encapsulates a number of recurring concerns in the artist’s work, including propaganda, portraiture, and political power.

Shepard Fairey, ‘A Message from Our Sponsor’, 2015, Print, Three-color relief on handmade paper, Pace Prints
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Influenced by Russian Constructivism, Chinese Communist propaganda and American advertising, Shepard Fairey’s work exemplifies a lifelong experiment in phenomenology and a simultaneously hopeful and damning call for independent thought in America.

In his signature black, cream and red color palette, Fairey combines …

Medium
Condition
Original, undamaged condition. Sold directly by the publisher.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed in pencil on recto, lower right corner
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Pace Editions, Inc.
Shepard Fairey
American, b. 1970
Follow

Expanding on the legacies of artists such as Keith Haring and Andy Warhol, Shepard Fairey’s practice disrupts the distinction between fine and commercial art. A major artist of the street art movement, Fairey rose to prominence in the early 1990s through the dispersion of posters, stickers, and murals, related to his Obey Giant campaign, which yielded an international cultural phenomenon. Fairey’s iconic poster of President Barack Obama was adopted as the official emblem associated with the presidential campaign and encapsulates a number of recurring concerns in the artist’s work, including propaganda, portraiture, and political power.

Shepard Fairey

A Message from Our Sponsor, 2015

Three-color relief on handmade paper
34 1/2 × 25 1/2 in
87.6 × 64.8 cm
Edition 10/25
.
Contact For Price
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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