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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Obey Banner’, 2000, Rago/Wright
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Obey Banner, 2000

Screenprint on paper
74 × 36 in
188 × 91.4 cm
Edition 12/50
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Rago/Wright

This work is number 12 from the edition of 50 published by Obey Giant.

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Signed and numbered to lower edge '12/50 Shepard Fairey'.
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 Banner’, 2000, Rago/Wright
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This work is number 12 from the edition of 50 published by Obey Giant.

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Signature
Signed and numbered to lower edge '12/50 Shepard Fairey'.
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 Banner, 2000

Screenprint on paper
74 × 36 in
188 × 91.4 cm
Edition 12/50
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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