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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Fragile Peace ’, 2018, McCaig-Welles
Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Fragile Peace ’, 2018, McCaig-Welles
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Fragile Peace , 2018

Silkscreen on Wood
24 × 18 × 4 in
61 × 45.7 × 10.2 cm
Edition #6/6
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
New York, Beirut, NEW YORK, White Plains, Long Island City, Biarritz, Psyrri, Brooklyn, Madrid
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Throughout his career, the street artist Shepard Fairey has shared his graphic style and political …

Throughout his career, the street artist Shepard Fairey has shared his graphic style and political message with the public by designing posters. Fairey’s poster obsession began as a teenager. In high school, he would borrow his mother’s Xerox machine to copy logos from skateboarding magazines and plaster them across …

McCaig-Welles
New York, Beirut, +7 more

Shown in “Walls and Streets” Athens, Greece

Shown in “Walls and Streets” Athens, Greece

Medium
Mixed Media
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed by the artist
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
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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), ‘Fragile Peace ’, 2018, McCaig-Welles
Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Fragile Peace ’, 2018, McCaig-Welles
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About the work
Exhibition history
Provenance

Throughout his career, the street artist Shepard Fairey has shared his graphic style and political …

Throughout his career, the street artist Shepard Fairey has shared his graphic style and political message with the public by designing posters. Fairey’s poster obsession began as a teenager. In high school, he would borrow his mother’s Xerox machine to copy logos from skateboarding magazines and plaster them across …

McCaig-Welles
New York, Beirut, +7 more

Shown in “Walls and Streets” Athens, Greece

Shown in “Walls and Streets” Athens, Greece

Medium
Mixed Media
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed by the artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Shepard Fairey (OBEY)
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.

Fragile Peace , 2018

Silkscreen on Wood
24 × 18 × 4 in
61 × 45.7 × 10.2 cm
Edition #6/6
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
New York, Beirut, NEW YORK, White Plains, Long Island City, Biarritz, Psyrri, Brooklyn, Madrid
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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