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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Friendship And Support (Gold Edition)’, 2011, Chiswick Auctions
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Friendship And Support (Gold Edition), 2011

Screenprint In Colours
29 4/5 × 23 3/5 in
75.7 × 60 cm
Edition of 450
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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), ‘Friendship And Support (Gold Edition)’, 2011, Chiswick Auctions
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About the work
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Framed

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Courtesy of Chiswick Auctions
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.

Friendship And Support (Gold Edition), 2011

Screenprint In Colours
29 4/5 × 23 3/5 in
75.7 × 60 cm
Edition of 450
Bidding closed
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