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Shepard Fairey

Peace Goddess (Red), 2007

Screenprint in colours on paper
24 × 17 9/10 in
61 × 45.5 cm
Edition of 200
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Signed, dated and numbered in pencil
Edition of 200 in pencil
61 x 45.5 cm
Subject to Artist's …

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Signed, dated and numbered in pencil
Edition of 200 in pencil
61 x 45.5 cm
Subject to Artist's Resale Rights (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

Shepard Fairey
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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Signed, dated and numbered in pencil
Edition of 200 in pencil
61 x 45.5 cm
Subject to Artist's …

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Signed, dated and numbered in pencil
Edition of 200 in pencil
61 x 45.5 cm
Subject to Artist's Resale Rights (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

Shepard Fairey
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

Peace Goddess (Red), 2007

Screenprint in colours on paper
24 × 17 9/10 in
61 × 45.5 cm
Edition of 200
Bidding closed
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