Shepard Fairey, ‘Liberté Egalité Fraternité (RARE EDITION)’, 2016, Print, Speckletone paper, AYNAC Gallery
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Shepard Fairey

Liberté Egalité Fraternité (RARE EDITION), 2016

Speckletone paper
24 × 18 1/10 in
61 × 46 cm
Edition XX1/450
.
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Location
Paris
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About the work
Provenance
AYNAC Gallery
Paris

This artwork is famous as Shepard Fairey painted it on a building's wall in Paris after the …

Medium
Condition
Mint condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, hand signed with pencil with date 16 (for 2016) on bottom right
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
Not included
Series
Rare edition of 450 ex. numbered on only 450 (and one own by the French President)
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.

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Shepard Fairey, ‘Liberté Egalité Fraternité (RARE EDITION)’, 2016, Print, Speckletone paper, AYNAC Gallery
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About the work
Provenance
AYNAC Gallery
Paris

This artwork is famous as Shepard Fairey painted it on a building's wall in Paris after the attack of Charlie Hebdo which killed 11 journalists (you can still see this wall monumental painting in the 13th district of Paris)

It turns to be really iconic as the French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron had one …

Medium
Condition
Mint condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, hand signed with pencil with date 16 (for 2016) on bottom right
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Series
Rare edition of 450 ex. numbered on only 450 (and one own by the French President)
Shepard Fairey
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.

Shepard Fairey

Liberté Egalité Fraternité (RARE EDITION), 2016

Speckletone paper
24 × 18 1/10 in
61 × 46 cm
Edition XX1/450
.
Sold
Location
Paris
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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