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Lot 180

Shepard Fairey Obey Skateboard Decks: set of 2. Published & sold by Shepard Fairey in 2019 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of his brand Obey.

Silkscreen on maple wood skate decks.
Approximate Dimensions: 31.5 x 8.5 inches.
New in original packaging.
From a sold out limited edition of 300 each. Stamped ‘The …

Medium
Condition
New
Signature
Stamped on verso , not signed
Frame
Not included
Series
Shepard Fairey Obey

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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Shepard Fairey Obey Skateboard Decks (set of 2), 2019

Silkscreen on maplewood skate decks
31 1/2 × 8 1/2 in
80 × 21.6 cm
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Lot 180

Shepard Fairey Obey Skateboard Decks: set of 2. Published & sold by Shepard Fairey in 2019 to …

Medium
Condition
New
Signature
Stamped on verso , not signed
Frame
Not included
Series
Shepard Fairey Obey

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 (3)
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