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EHC Fine Art Gallery Auction

Rare set of 2 vintage Shepard Fairey posters from 1998 and 1999 from an edition of only 100 each.
In her landmark text, Women, Race and Class, civil rights activist and feminist Angela Davis wrote, “black women bore the terrible burden of equality in oppression.” Aware of the persistent obstacles that African-American …

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Signed, dated, and numbered
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Obey Giant

A major figure of the contemporary street art movement, Shepard Fairey rose to prominence in the early 1990s with his “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” campaign, which distributed posters, stickers, and murals featuring the eponymous wrestler around Providence, Rhode Island. Fairey’s iconic 2008 “Hope” campaign poster for President Barack Obama encapsulates a number of the artist’s recurring concerns, including propaganda, portraiture, and political power. Fairey’s work, which has sold for six figures at auction, can be found in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

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 FaireyPace Prints
Shepard Fairey: On Our HandsJacob Lewis Gallery
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Nubian & Angela Nubian (set of 2), 1998

Screenprint
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition of 100
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EHC Fine Art Gallery Auction

Rare set of 2 vintage Shepard Fairey posters from 1998 and 1999 from an edition of only 100 each.
In …

Medium
Signature
Signed, dated, and numbered
Publisher
Obey Giant

A major figure of the contemporary street art movement, Shepard Fairey rose to prominence in the early 1990s with his “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” campaign, which distributed posters, stickers, and murals featuring the eponymous wrestler around Providence, Rhode Island. Fairey’s iconic 2008 “Hope” campaign poster for President Barack Obama encapsulates a number of the artist’s recurring concerns, including propaganda, portraiture, and political power. Fairey’s work, which has sold for six figures at auction, can be found in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
Other works by Shepard Fairey
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