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7' 4" 487 Pounds of the One and Only - Gallery Auximenes
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The Sex Pistols changed my life. When I was a 14-year-old skateboarder, a friend played me Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, and that moment marked a turning point for me. The Sex Pistols provided the adrenaline-inducing soundtrack for my rebellion. If the Sex Pistols provided the soundtrack, the …

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Hand-signed by artist
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Not included
Publisher
OBEY GAINT

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.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2016
Black/White: Including editions and monoprints by Tara Donovan, Leonardo Drew, Paul Morrison and Vik MunizPace Prints
2015
Shepard Fairey: On Our HandsJacob Lewis Gallery
Shepard FaireyPace Prints
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Be Reasonable, 2016

Screen Print on White Speckletone
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition 259/375
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Location
Asheville, Mumbai
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The Sex Pistols changed my life. When I was a 14-year-old skateboarder, a friend played me Never …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Frame
Not included
Publisher
OBEY GAINT

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.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
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