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Shepard Fairey

Universal Personhood, 2018

Screenprint with bleach on Paper
27 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
70 × 50 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Brighton
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Prescription Art
Brighton
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Collaboration with Vhils, and hand-finished by Vhils.
Edition of 150

Collaboration with Vhils, and hand-finished by Vhils.
Edition of 150

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Signed by Vhils and Shepard Fairey
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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Brighton
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Collaboration with Vhils, and hand-finished by Vhils.
Edition of 150

Collaboration with Vhils, and hand-finished by Vhils.
Edition of 150

Medium
Print
Signature
Signed by Vhils and Shepard Fairey
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.

Shepard Fairey

Universal Personhood, 2018

Screenprint with bleach on Paper
27 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
70 × 50 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Brighton
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