Shepard Fairey, ‘Shoplifters Welcome’, 2012, Forum Auctions

Signed by both artists and numbered from the edition of 50 in pencil, on Cotton Rag Archival paper, published by Subliminal Projects and Paul Stolper Gallery, London, the full sheet, 876 x 660mm (34 1/2 x 26in) (framed)

This work is accompanied by the certificate of authenticity issued by Paul Stolper Gallery, London.

About Shepard Fairey

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.

American, b. 1970, Charleston, SC, United States, based in Los Angeles, CA, United States

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