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Record Cover, 2003

Silkscreen, collage, and acrylic on album cover
12 3/8 × 12 3/8 in
31.4 × 31.4 cm
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Framed, framed dimensions: 20.5in x 20.5in x 0in

Framed, framed dimensions: 20.5in x 20.5in x 0in

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Signed and dated in pencil lower right
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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), ‘Record Cover’, 2003, Heritage Auctions
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About the work
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Framed, framed dimensions: 20.5in x 20.5in x 0in

Framed, framed dimensions: 20.5in x 20.5in x 0in

Medium
Painting
Signature
Signed and dated in pencil lower right
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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.

Record Cover, 2003

Silkscreen, collage, and acrylic on album cover
12 3/8 × 12 3/8 in
31.4 × 31.4 cm
Bidding closed
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