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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Knowledge + Action’, 2018, New Union Gallery
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Knowledge + Action, 2018

Screen Print On Paper
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition of 550
This is part of a limited edition set.
$2,000
Ships from Atlanta, GA, US
Shipping: $15 domestic, $125 rest of world
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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

"I created this art previously but never released it as a print until now. For this new …

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Condition
Print is in pristine condition with four sharp corners.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Print is signed and numbered by the artist in pencil, Shepard Fairey.
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
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Publisher
Obey Giant Studio's
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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.

Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Knowledge + Action’, 2018, New Union Gallery
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About the work

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

"I created this art previously but never released it as a print until now. For this new version, the message reads Knowledge + Action = Power. The text, 'The Future Is Unwritten' was inspired by a quote from Joe Strummer of The Clash. The flower growing from the barbed wire in my art piece is symbolic of …

Medium
Print
Condition
Print is in pristine condition with four sharp corners.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Print is signed and numbered by the artist in pencil, Shepard Fairey.
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Obey Giant Studio's
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Shepard Fairey (OBEY)
Learn more
More info
Browse works in this category
$1,950–$2,100
This work
$0
$3,150+
Shepard Fairey (OBEY)
American, b. 1970
Follow

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.

Knowledge + Action, 2018

Screen Print On Paper
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition of 550
This is part of a limited edition set.
$2,000
Ships from Atlanta, GA, US
Shipping: $15 domestic, $125 rest of world
Locked
Secure payment
Secure transactions by credit card through Stripe.
Learn more.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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