Shepard Fairey, ‘Arkitip Issue No.0051 including three individual prints’, 2010, Chiswick Auctions
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Arkitip Issue No.0051 including three individual prints, 2010

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Chiswick Auctions

Edition of 5000

Prints are individually hand signed and numbered by the artist

Magazine: 24 x 15.6 …

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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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Edition of 5000

Prints are individually hand signed and numbered by the artist

Magazine: 24 x 15.6 cm

Prints: 25.5 cm x 19 cm

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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

Arkitip Issue No.0051 including three individual prints, 2010

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