Shepard Fairey, ‘HOPE (hand signed paster version)’, 2008, EHC Fine Art Gallery Auction
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Shepard Fairey

HOPE (hand signed paster version), 2008

Offset lithograph
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
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EHC Fine Art Gallery Auction

Many say this image helped Barack Obama, the first African American president, get elected in the …

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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, ‘HOPE (hand signed paster version)’, 2008, EHC Fine Art Gallery Auction
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Many say this image helped Barack Obama, the first African American president, get elected in the historic moment of American History. This piece is hand signed and dated in pencil

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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

HOPE (hand signed paster version), 2008

Offset lithograph
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
.
Bidding closed
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