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Osaka Roof, from Urban Renewal Series, 2000

Screenprint in colors on paper
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition 36/200
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Condition Report: Abrasions spots to the black of the image, most noteably in the lower right …

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Print
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Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil along lower edge
Publisher
Obey Giant, Los Angeles
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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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Condition Report: Abrasions spots to the black of the image, most noteably in the lower right corner; 2" crease along lower right edge; small crease to upper left corner, upper right corner, and upper center edge; soft creases from being rolled. Sheet is loose Unframed

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil along lower edge
Publisher
Obey Giant, Los Angeles
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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.

Osaka Roof, from Urban Renewal Series, 2000

Screenprint in colors on paper
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition 36/200
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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