Shepard Fairey, ‘Shepard Fairey Basquiat screenprint’, 2010, Lot 180
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Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey Basquiat screenprint, 2010

Screenprint
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
.
$650, on hold
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About the work
Provenance

Throughout his career, the street artist Shepard Fairey has shared his graphic style and political …

Lot 180

Basquiat Shepard Fairey Screen-print 2010:

Medium: Screen-print in colors. Dimensions: 18x 24 …

Medium
Condition
Very good to excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand-signed & dated on the lower right
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Shepard Fairey
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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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 …

Lot 180

Basquiat Shepard Fairey Screen-print 2010:

Medium: Screen-print in colors. Dimensions: 18x 24 inches.
Excellent condition with the exception of perhaps some minor signs of handling.
Hand-signed and dated 2010 by Fairey in pencil on the lower right margin (an un-numbered AP aside the edition of 450).
Provenance: acquired …

Medium
Condition
Very good to excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand-signed & dated on the lower right
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Shepard Fairey
Shepard Fairey
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.

Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey Basquiat screenprint, 2010

Screenprint
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
.
$650, on hold
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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