Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Lifeguard Not On Duty’, 2015, Julien's Auctions
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Lifeguard Not On Duty, 2015

Screenprint on metal
25 × 19 in
63.5 × 48.3 cm
Edition 3/3
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Numbered, signed and dated in black marker on verso
Numbered in pencil lower left "3/3"

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Signed and dated in pencil lower right "Shepard Fairey '15"
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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Numbered, signed and dated in black marker on verso
Numbered in pencil lower left "3/3"
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Print
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Signed and dated in pencil lower right "Shepard Fairey '15"
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.

Lifeguard Not On Duty, 2015

Screenprint on metal
25 × 19 in
63.5 × 48.3 cm
Edition 3/3
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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