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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Black Sabbath’, 2005, Sworders
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Black Sabbath, 2005

Screenprint in colours
24 × 18 1/10 in
61 × 46 cm
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Sworders

Signed, dated and inscribed 'A/P', an artist’s proof aside from the edition of 200, on wove …

Signed, dated and inscribed 'A/P', an artist’s proof aside from the edition of 200, on wove paper with full margins, unframed

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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 Sabbath’, 2005, Sworders
Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Black Sabbath’, 2005, Sworders
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Sworders

Signed, dated and inscribed 'A/P', an artist’s proof aside from the edition of 200, on wove …

Signed, dated and inscribed 'A/P', an artist’s proof aside from the edition of 200, on wove paper with full margins, unframed

Medium
Print
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 Sabbath, 2005

Screenprint in colours
24 × 18 1/10 in
61 × 46 cm
Bidding closed
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