Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Peace & Justice Summit’, DIGARD AUCTION
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Peace & Justice Summit

Screenprint
17 9/10 × 24 in
45.5 × 61 cm
Edition of 500
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DIGARD AUCTION

numbered .../500 lower left and signed lower right
45,5 x 61 cm - 18 x 24 in

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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 & Justice Summit’, DIGARD AUCTION
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numbered .../500 lower left and signed lower right
45,5 x 61 cm - 18 x 24 in

Medium
Print
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.

Peace & Justice Summit

Screenprint
17 9/10 × 24 in
45.5 × 61 cm
Edition of 500
Bidding closed
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