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Shepard Fairey

Universal Personhood, 2013

Fine Art Paper
24 × 18 × 1/10 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition 388/450
This is part of a limited edition set.
€450
location
Ras Al-Khaimah
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Ras Al-Khaimah
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Hand-signed by artist
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Publisher
Obeygiant
Shepard Fairey
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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About the work
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Art276
Ras Al-Khaimah
Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Not included
Frame
Not included
Publisher
Obeygiant
Shepard Fairey
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.

Shepard Fairey

Universal Personhood, 2013

Fine Art Paper
24 × 18 × 1/10 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition 388/450
This is part of a limited edition set.
€450
location
Ras Al-Khaimah
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