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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Black Gold’, 2015, Pace Prints
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Black Gold, 2015

Three-color relief on handmade paper
34 1/2 × 24 1/2 in
87.6 × 62.2 cm
Edition of 25
This is part of a limited edition set.
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New York
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Shepard Fairey (OBEY)
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 (OBEY), ‘Black Gold’, 2015, Pace Prints
Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Black Gold’, 2015, Pace Prints
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About the work
Shepard Fairey (OBEY)
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.

Black Gold, 2015

Three-color relief on handmade paper
34 1/2 × 24 1/2 in
87.6 × 62.2 cm
Edition of 25
This is part of a limited edition set.
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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