Shepard Fairey, ‘Ideal Power’, 2018, New Union Gallery
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Shepard Fairey

Ideal Power, 2018

Cream Speckle Tone Paper
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
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$1,100
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About the work

Throughout his career, the street artist Shepard Fairey has shared his graphic style and political …

New Union Gallery

"The Ideal Power print was inspired by the need to address gender inequality regarding both …

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Hand-signed by artist, Signed And Numbered In Pencil By The Artist, Shepard Fairey.
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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, ‘Ideal Power’, 2018, New Union Gallery
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Throughout his career, the street artist Shepard Fairey has shared his graphic style and political message with the public by designing posters. Fairey’s poster obsession began as a teenager. In high school, he would borrow his mother’s Xerox machine to copy logos from skateboarding magazines and plaster them across …

New Union Gallery

"The Ideal Power print was inspired by the need to address gender inequality regarding both wages and basic respect. I believe power should come from the quality and merit of one’s work only rather than being influenced by any other variable including gender. Equality is important on every front, but I chose to …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed And Numbered In Pencil By The Artist, Shepard Fairey.
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Obey Giant Studio's
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Shepard Fairey
Learn more
More info
Browse works in this category
$1,050–$1,200
This work
$0
$3,150+
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

Ideal Power, 2018

Cream Speckle Tone Paper
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
.
$1,100
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