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7' 4" 487 Pounds of the One and Only - Gallery Auximenes
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This limited fine art lithographic edition brings together two iconic forces in a new essential artwork – the singular personality of one of the world’s greatest statesmen, Nelson Mandela, and the creative force that is artist Shepard Fairey.

This artwork is the official portrait of the Mandela 100 Centenary, first …

Medium
Condition
New, minor (3mm) crease on top right corner, not noticeable unless up very very close.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Modern Multiples

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.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2016
Black/White: Including editions and monoprints by Tara Donovan, Leonardo Drew, Paul Morrison and Vik MunizPace Prints
2015
Shepard Fairey: On Our HandsJacob Lewis Gallery
Shepard FaireyPace Prints
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Nelson Mandela - Purple, 2019

Screen Print
42 × 31 in
106.7 × 78.7 cm
Edition 10/10
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Location
Asheville, Mumbai
Certificate
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This limited fine art lithographic edition brings together two iconic forces in a new essential …

Medium
Condition
New, minor (3mm) crease on top right corner, not noticeable unless up very very close.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Modern Multiples

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.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
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