Shepard Fairey, ‘Obey Hammer’, 2019, New Union Gallery
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Shepard Fairey

Obey Hammer, 2019

Letter Press On Creme Cotton Paper
10 × 13 in
25.4 × 33 cm
.
$650
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Throughout his career, the street artist Shepard Fairey has shared his graphic style and political …

New Union Gallery

"As I develop the work for my 30th anniversary, I’m revisiting some classic images from …

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Hand-signed by artist, Signed And Numbered By The Arist In Pencil, Shepard Fairey. Obey Publishing Chop In The Lower Left Hand Corner.
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Series
30th Anniversary Show
Publisher
Obey Giant Studio's
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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, ‘Obey Hammer’, 2019, New Union Gallery
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Throughout his career, the street artist Shepard Fairey has shared his graphic style and political message with the public by designing posters. Fairey’s poster obsession began as a teenager. In high school, he would borrow his mother’s Xerox machine to copy logos from skateboarding magazines and plaster them across …

New Union Gallery

"As I develop the work for my 30th anniversary, I’m revisiting some classic images from throughout my career and exploring alternate compositions. I felt that this reconfiguration of my Hammer & Fist from 2000 worked well for a letterpress print."

Hammer and Fist Letterpress on cream cotton paper with …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed And Numbered By The Arist In Pencil, Shepard Fairey. Obey Publishing Chop In The Lower Left Hand Corner.
Frame
Not included
Series
30th Anniversary Show
Publisher
Obey Giant Studio's
Price ranges of small prints by Shepard Fairey
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Browse works in this category
$630–$675
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$0
$1,035+
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

Obey Hammer, 2019

Letter Press On Creme Cotton Paper
10 × 13 in
25.4 × 33 cm
.
$650
Ships from Atlanta, GA, US
Shipping: $30 domestic, $100 rest of world
Locked
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