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Obey Propaganda, 2007

Hand painted multiple on card
17 7/10 × 17 7/10 in
45 × 45 cm
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Chiswick Auctions

signed, dated and numbered from an edition of 6 HPMs in pencil; 45 x 45cm inc frame

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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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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.

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signed, dated and numbered from an edition of 6 HPMs in pencil; 45 x 45cm inc frame

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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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Courtesy of Chiswick 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 Propaganda, 2007

Hand painted multiple on card
17 7/10 × 17 7/10 in
45 × 45 cm
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