Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Obey’, 2011, Heritage Auctions
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Obey, 2011

Magazine in colors on paper
9 5/8 × 7 3/4 in
24.4 × 19.7 cm
Edition 19/200
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Condition Report: No apparent condition issues. Appears unread as there is no damage to the spine. …

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Numbered in ink on inside cover with publisher's embossment
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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.

Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Obey’, 2011, Heritage Auctions
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Condition Report: No apparent condition issues. Appears unread as there is no damage to the spine. Comes in original Obey envelope.

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Numbered in ink on inside cover with publisher's embossment
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Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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.

Obey, 2011

Magazine in colors on paper
9 5/8 × 7 3/4 in
24.4 × 19.7 cm
Edition 19/200
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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