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Hope, 2008

Screenprint in colors on paper
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
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This work was released by the Obama Campaign as a fundraiser release aside from the numbered …

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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.

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This work was released by the Obama Campaign as a fundraiser release aside from the numbered edition of 600.

Condition Report: Handling creases. Framed and hinged.

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Signed and dated in pencil in lower right
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Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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.

Hope, 2008

Screenprint in colors on paper
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
Bidding closed
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