Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘PROUD PARENTS’, 2007, Sworders
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PROUD PARENTS, 2007

Screenprint in colours
34 1/10 × 24 in
86.5 × 61 cm
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Signed, dated and numbered 469/750 in pencil, on wove paper, with full margins

Sheet 86.5 x 61cm, …

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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), ‘PROUD PARENTS’, 2007, Sworders
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Signed, dated and numbered 469/750 in pencil, on wove paper, with full margins

Sheet 86.5 x 61cm, mounted

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Print
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.

PROUD PARENTS, 2007

Screenprint in colours
34 1/10 × 24 in
86.5 × 61 cm
Bidding closed
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