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Shepard Fairey

Dark Wave, 2019

Screenprint on cream Speckle Tone paper
24 2/5 × 35 4/5 in
62 × 91 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
€200
location
Neuchâtel, Gstaad, Villars-sur-Ollon
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About the work
Samhart Gallery
Neuchâtel, Gstaad, +1 more
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I first illustrated the Dark Wave piece in 2010 as a response to the BP spill in the Gulf of …

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I first illustrated the Dark Wave piece in 2010 as a response to the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico. I made some fine art pieces of the image that I liked even more than the screen prints and decided I’d like to release an offset of the fine art version. I am releasing this both because I like the image, and because …

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Hand-signed by artist, Hand-signed and dated in pencil by the artist Shepard Fairey
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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.

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About the work
Samhart Gallery
Neuchâtel, Gstaad, +1 more
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I first illustrated the Dark Wave piece in 2010 as a response to the BP spill in the Gulf of …

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I first illustrated the Dark Wave piece in 2010 as a response to the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico. I made some fine art pieces of the image that I liked even more than the screen prints and decided I’d like to release an offset of the fine art version. I am releasing this both because I like the image, and because …

Read more
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand-signed and dated in pencil by the artist Shepard Fairey
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Shepard Fairey
American, b. 1970
Follow

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

Dark Wave, 2019

Screenprint on cream Speckle Tone paper
24 2/5 × 35 4/5 in
62 × 91 cm
This is a non-editioned multiple.
€200
location
Neuchâtel, Gstaad, Villars-sur-Ollon
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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