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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Sid Superman is Dead’, 2013, AYNAC Gallery
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Sid Superman is Dead, 2013

Letterpress on Rives BFK
24 × 18 1/10 in
61 × 46 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
€399
Location
Paris
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Letterpress signed by Obey (Shepard Fairey) and Dennis Morris (drawer)
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.

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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.

Sid Superman is Dead, 2013

Letterpress on Rives BFK
24 × 18 1/10 in
61 × 46 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
€399
Location
Paris
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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