Shepard Fairey, ‘Big Brother (Stencil Collage On Paper)’, 2003, Prescription Art
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Shepard Fairey

Big Brother (Stencil Collage On Paper), 2003

Mixed Media, Spray Over Collage on Paper
44 × 30 in
111.8 × 76.2 cm
.
£44,000
Location
Brighton
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Prescription Art
Brighton

Mixed Media, Spray Over Collage on Paper
Artist Proof outside the varied edition of 4.
Modern …

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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, ‘Big Brother (Stencil Collage On Paper)’, 2003, Prescription Art
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About the work
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Brighton

Mixed Media, Spray Over Collage on Paper
Artist Proof outside the varied edition of 4.
Modern Multiples 'poodle' chop.

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Signature
Signed by the artist
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

Big Brother (Stencil Collage On Paper), 2003

Mixed Media, Spray Over Collage on Paper
44 × 30 in
111.8 × 76.2 cm
.
£44,000
Location
Brighton
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