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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Jasper Johns ’, 2009, Alpha 137 Gallery
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Jasper Johns , 2009

Silkscreen. Signed. Numbered. Dated. Unframed.
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition 318/450
This is part of a limited edition set.
$1,500
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: $80 domestic, $115 rest of world
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Throughout his career, the street artist Shepard Fairey has shared his graphic style and political …

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This is one of two limited edition (signed, numbered) silkscreens Shepard Fairey created of Jasper …

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Obey Giant
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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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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 …

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This is one of two limited edition (signed, numbered) silkscreens Shepard Fairey created of Jasper Johns, based on Michael Tighe's photographic portrait of Johns. It was published in 2009, and sold out almost immediately.

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Print
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, pencil signed, dated and numbered on the recto (front)
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Obey Giant
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Shepard Fairey (OBEY)
Learn more
More info
Browse works in this category
$1,500–$1,650
This work
$0
$3,150+
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.

Jasper Johns , 2009

Silkscreen. Signed. Numbered. Dated. Unframed.
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition 318/450
This is part of a limited edition set.
$1,500
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: $80 domestic, $115 rest of world
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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