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Shepard Fairey

Obey Lotus Crescent (Black & Gold), 2013

Screenprint in colours with diamond dust
34 2/5 × 26 1/10 in
87.3 × 66.4 cm
Edition of 75
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signed and numbered from the edition of 75 in pencil verso, on Somerset Satin paper, published by …

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signed and numbered from the edition of 75 in pencil verso, on Somerset Satin paper, published by Paul Stolper Gallery, London, the full sheet printed to the edges, 873 x 664mm (34 3/8 x 26 1/8in) (framed)

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.

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signed and numbered from the edition of 75 in pencil verso, on Somerset Satin paper, published by …

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signed and numbered from the edition of 75 in pencil verso, on Somerset Satin paper, published by Paul Stolper Gallery, London, the full sheet printed to the edges, 873 x 664mm (34 3/8 x 26 1/8in) (framed)

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 Lotus Crescent (Black & Gold), 2013

Screenprint in colours with diamond dust
34 2/5 × 26 1/10 in
87.3 × 66.4 cm
Edition of 75
Bidding closed
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