Shepard Fairey, ‘Americana Box Set’, 2012, Tate Ward Auctions
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Shepard Fairey

Americana Box Set, 2012

A complete set of 12 screen prints in colours
24 × 17 9/10 in
61 × 45.5 cm
Edition of 450
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all signed and numbered from matching editions of 450 in pencil; sheet: 61 x 45.5cm each

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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.

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all signed and numbered from matching editions of 450 in pencil; sheet: 61 x 45.5cm each

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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

Americana Box Set, 2012

A complete set of 12 screen prints in colours
24 × 17 9/10 in
61 × 45.5 cm
Edition of 450
Bidding closed
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