Throughout his career, the street artist Shepard Fairey has shared his graphic style and political message with the public by designing posters. Fairey’s poster obsession began as a teenager. In high school, he would borrow his mother’s Xerox machine to copy logos from skateboarding magazines and plaster them across …

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New Union Gallery

"This Prevent Police Boredom print is an updated version of my first 'art' screen print (a print on paper rather than just on a t-shirt) from 1989. Long before I was arrested for street art, I was being hassled and arrested by the cops for skateboarding. I was inspired by the skateboard culture maxim of …

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Pristine Condition With Four Sharp Corners!
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed And Numbered In Pencil By The Artist Shepard Fairey.
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Obey Giant Studio's
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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.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2016
Black/White: Including editions and monoprints by Tara Donovan, Leonardo Drew, Paul Morrison and Vik MunizPace Prints
2015
Shepard Fairey: On Our HandsJacob Lewis Gallery
Shepard FaireyPace Prints
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Police Boredom, 2018

Speckle Tone Paper
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
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$650
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Throughout his career, the street artist Shepard Fairey has shared his graphic style and political …

NUG
New Union Gallery

"This Prevent Police Boredom print is an updated version of my first 'art' screen …

Medium
Condition
Pristine Condition With Four Sharp Corners!
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed And Numbered In Pencil By The Artist Shepard Fairey.
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Obey Giant Studio's
Price ranges of medium-sized prints by Shepard Fairey
Learn more
Browse works in this category
$600–$750
This work
$0
$3,150+

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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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
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