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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Orion Festival’, 2013, AYNAC Gallery
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Orion Festival, 2013

Speckltone paper
24 × 18 1/10 in
61 × 46 cm
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Paris
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Hand-signed by Shepard Fairey himself with pencil on bottom right and numbered on left
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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Hand-signed by Shepard Fairey himself with pencil on bottom right and numbered on left
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.

Orion Festival, 2013

Speckltone paper
24 × 18 1/10 in
61 × 46 cm
Sold
Location
Paris
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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