Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati: Art Where You Are Benefit Auction 2020
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CAC Cincinnati Benefit Auction

20th Anniversary Edition

Comes with CAC 'OBEY Giant' T-shirt from the exhibition at CAC.

Medium
Signature
Signed on 11th page
Publisher
Gingko Press in association with Obey Giant
Image rights
Images courtesy of Prince Lang

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.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2016
Black/White: Including editions and monoprints by Tara Donovan, Leonardo Drew, Paul Morrison and Vik MunizPace Prints
2015
Shepard Fairey: On Our HandsJacob Lewis Gallery
Shepard FaireyPace Prints
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OBEY Supply & Demand: The Art of Shepard Fairey, 2009

Book
12 3/8 × 9 1/2 × 1 1/2 in
31.4 × 24.1 × 3.8 cm
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CAC Cincinnati Benefit Auction

20th Anniversary Edition

Comes with CAC 'OBEY Giant' T-shirt from the exhibition at CAC.

Medium
Signature
Signed on 11th page
Publisher
Gingko Press in association with Obey Giant
Image rights
Images courtesy of Prince Lang

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.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
Other works by Shepard Fairey
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