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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘This New Wave is a Little Slick for My Taste’, 2014, Underdogs Gallery
Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘This New Wave is a Little Slick for My Taste’, 2014, Underdogs Gallery
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This New Wave is a Little Slick for My Taste, 2014

Screen print and mixed media collage on wood
18 × 24 in
45.72 × 60.96 cm
Edition 5/6
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
Lisbon
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About the work
Underdogs Gallery
Lisbon

HPM - hand puller multiple

HPM - hand puller multiple

Medium
Mixed Media
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), ‘This New Wave is a Little Slick for My Taste’, 2014, Underdogs Gallery
Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘This New Wave is a Little Slick for My Taste’, 2014, Underdogs Gallery
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About the work
Underdogs Gallery
Lisbon

HPM - hand puller multiple

HPM - hand puller multiple

Medium
Mixed Media
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.

This New Wave is a Little Slick for My Taste, 2014

Screen print and mixed media collage on wood
18 × 24 in
45.72 × 60.96 cm
Edition 5/6
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Lisbon
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