Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Gun Culture’, 2016, Subliminal Projects
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Gun Culture, 2016

4-Color Serigraph on Varnished 100% Cotton Rag Archival Paper
40 × 30 in
101.6 × 76.2 cm
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Subliminal Projects
Los Angeles

"Jim Marshall captured what at first glance is regarded as an innocent child playing with a …

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Hand-signed by artist, Hand-signed and numbered by Shepard Fairey Stamped by Jim Marshall Photography LLC
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OBEY GIANT ART
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), ‘Gun Culture’, 2016, Subliminal Projects
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"Jim Marshall captured what at first glance is regarded as an innocent child playing with a toy gun in Greenwich Village, New York, in 1963.

In many ways, I see this image as predicting the increase in gun violence that has taken place in the ensuing years in New York City as well as the rest of the country. …

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Hand-signed by artist, Hand-signed and numbered by Shepard Fairey Stamped by Jim Marshall Photography LLC
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Publisher
OBEY GIANT ART
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.

Gun Culture, 2016

4-Color Serigraph on Varnished 100% Cotton Rag Archival Paper
40 × 30 in
101.6 × 76.2 cm
Edition APPrint
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
Los Angeles
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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