Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Sunsets To Die For’, 2007, Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction
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Sunsets To Die For, 2007

Screenprint on paper
18 × 24 in
45.7 × 61 cm
Edition 152/350
This is part of a limited edition set.
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About the work
Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction
Medium
Print
Signature
L/R
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), ‘Sunsets To Die For’, 2007, Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction
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About the work
Heather James Fine Art Gallery Auction
Medium
Print
Signature
L/R
Shepard Fairey (OBEY)
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.

Sunsets To Die For, 2007

Screenprint on paper
18 × 24 in
45.7 × 61 cm
Edition 152/350
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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Other works by Shepard Fairey (OBEY)