Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Operation Oil Freedom’, 2007, Phillips
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Operation Oil Freedom, 2007

Silkscreen on board
24 × 17 9/10 in
61 × 45.5 cm
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Phillips

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Mixed Media
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Signed, inscribed and dated 'Shepard Fairey 1 AP 2007' lower margin; further signed, inscribed and dated 'Shepard Fairey AP 2007' on the …
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.

Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Operation Oil Freedom’, 2007, Phillips
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About the work
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Phillips

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Medium
Mixed Media
Signature
Signed, inscribed and dated 'Shepard Fairey 1 AP 2007' lower margin; further signed, inscribed and dated 'Shepard Fairey AP 2007' on the …
Shepard Fairey (OBEY)
American, b. 1970
Follow

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.

Operation Oil Freedom, 2007

Silkscreen on board
24 × 17 9/10 in
61 × 45.5 cm
Bidding closed
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