Shepard Fairey, ‘Peace Elephant’, 2011, michael lisi / contemporary art

One of the most iconic images by the most important American Street Artist of our time, Peace Elephant was created in 2011 as an archival color pigment print. Measuring 8 x 10 in (20.3 x 25.4 cm), unframed, this collectible print is from the unsigned, unnumbered special edition of 250 as issued and is accompanied upon acquisition by written signed certification.

About Shepard Fairey

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.

American, b. 1970, Charleston, South Carolina, based in Los Angeles, California

Group Shows

2015
MUCA
Munich,
2015
Masters Projects, 
Brooklyn,
2012
Katherine Cone Gallery, 
Los Angeles,
Legitimate Rape: Political Art in 2012
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