Shepard Fairey, ‘Not great Men’, 2013, DIGARD AUCTION
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Shepard Fairey

Not great Men, 2013

Colour print on paper
24 × 18 1/10 in
61 × 46 cm
Edition 240/450
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DIGARD AUCTION

numbered 240/450 at bottom left, dated and signed at bottom right 61 x 46 cm-18 x 24 in

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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.

Shepard Fairey, ‘Not great Men’, 2013, DIGARD AUCTION
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numbered 240/450 at bottom left, dated and signed at bottom right 61 x 46 cm-18 x 24 in

Please note: This lot is located at the Digard office in Paris, France.

Medium
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.

Shepard Fairey

Not great Men, 2013

Colour print on paper
24 × 18 1/10 in
61 × 46 cm
Edition 240/450
Bidding closed
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