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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Damaged Stencil Series, set of eight works’, 2017, Heritage Auctions
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Damaged Stencil Series, set of eight works, 2017

Offset prints on paper
24 × 48 in
61 × 121.9 cm
Edition 257/400
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Published by Obey Giant, Los Angeles

Condition Report: Each print is rolled. No apparent condition …

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Each signed, numbered, and dated in pencil along lower edge
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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.

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Published by Obey Giant, Los Angeles

Condition Report: Each print is rolled. No apparent condition issues. Unframed

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Each signed, numbered, and dated in pencil along lower edge
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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.

Damaged Stencil Series, set of eight works, 2017

Offset prints on paper
24 × 48 in
61 × 121.9 cm
Edition 257/400
Bidding closed
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