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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Peace Guard Lisbon’, 2017, New Union Gallery
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Peace Guard Lisbon, 2017

Screen print on cream Speckletone paper.
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$825
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About the work

“The peace sign has long been an important image and symbol for me, not just because I am …

New Union Gallery

"For Peace Guard Lisbon I used the motif of the flower in the gun, a peace symbol inspired by …

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Hand-signed by artist, Signed And Numbered By The Artist In Pencil, Shepard Fairey.
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Peace Guard
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Obey Giant Studio's
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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 Guard Lisbon’, 2017, New Union Gallery
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“The peace sign has long been an important image and symbol for me, not just because I am pro-harmony and anti-war, but because it is the graphic icon that taught me the power of an easily recognized and reproduced symbol,” Shepard Fairey wrote in 2017. Over his three decades in street art, Fairey has incorporated …

New Union Gallery

"For Peace Guard Lisbon I used the motif of the flower in the gun, a peace symbol inspired by war protesters putting flowers in the barrels of the National Guard’s guns during the Vietnam War era protests. I was happy that a symbolic motif that I’ve used in my work had a historical connection to the 1974 …

Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed And Numbered By The Artist In Pencil, Shepard Fairey.
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Series
Peace Guard
Publisher
Obey Giant Studio's
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Shepard Fairey (OBEY)
Learn more
More info
Browse works in this category
$750–$900
This work
$0
$3,150+
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 Guard Lisbon, 2017

Screen print on cream Speckletone paper.
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$825
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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