Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Obey Records Gold Label Series’, 2006, Julien's Auctions
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Obey Records Gold Label Series, 2006

HPM on verso of Brothers Four "Sing of Our Times" record sleeve
12 1/4 × 12 1/4 in
31.1 × 31.1 cm
Edition 3/4
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Framed: 20.25 x 20.25 in.

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Mixed Media
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Signed lower right
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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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Framed: 20.25 x 20.25 in.

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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.

Obey Records Gold Label Series, 2006

HPM on verso of Brothers Four "Sing of Our Times" record sleeve
12 1/4 × 12 1/4 in
31.1 × 31.1 cm
Edition 3/4
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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