Shepard Fairey, ‘God Save the Queen / God Save the Land of Liberty’, 2012, Print, Screen print on cream speckle tone paper. signed. dated. numbered. unframed., Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction
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Shepard Fairey

God Save the Queen / God Save the Land of Liberty, 2012

Screen print on cream speckle tone paper. signed. dated. numbered. unframed.
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition of 450
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Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction

In 2012, the American Pop artist Neil Young produced an album with the title “Americana”. The album …

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Boldly signed, dated and numbered on the recto (front).
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Obey Inc.
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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In 2012, the American Pop artist Neil Young produced an album with the title “Americana”. The album featured new interpretations of classic American folk songs. In Young's "God Save the Queen", he begins a classic rendition of the iconic British national anthem, "God Save the Queen" but then …

Medium
Signature
Boldly signed, dated and numbered on the recto (front).
Publisher
Obey Inc.
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.

Shepard Fairey

God Save the Queen / God Save the Land of Liberty, 2012

Screen print on cream speckle tone paper. signed. dated. numbered. unframed.
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition of 450
.
Bidding closed
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