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

Archival color pigment print
8 × 10 in
20.3 × 25.4 cm
Edition of 250
This is part of a limited edition set.
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michael lisi / contemporary art

One of the most iconic images by the most important American Street Artist of our time, Peace …

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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 Elephant’, 2011, michael lisi / contemporary art
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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 …

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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.

Peace Elephant, 2011

Archival color pigment print
8 × 10 in
20.3 × 25.4 cm
Edition of 250
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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