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Peace and Justice - Haiti, 2013

Screenprint in colours
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition of 400
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Signed, dated and numbered from the edition of 400 in pencil, on thick wove, published by Obey …

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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.

Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Peace and Justice - Haiti’, 2013, Forum Auctions
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Signed, dated and numbered from the edition of 400 in pencil, on thick wove, published by Obey Giant Art, Los Angeles, the full sheet, 610 x 457mm (24 x 18in) (unframed)

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Print
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.

Peace and Justice - Haiti, 2013

Screenprint in colours
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition of 400
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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