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Shepard Fairey

Universal Personhood Lisbon, 2018

Speckltone paper
18 1/10 × 25 1/5 in
46 × 64 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Paris
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Hand signed by Vhils and on bottom right by Shepard Fairey with pencil numbered on 450
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 Lisbon’, 2018, AYNAC Gallery
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About the work
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Print
Signature
Hand signed by Vhils and on bottom right by Shepard Fairey with pencil numbered on 450
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 Lisbon, 2018

Speckltone paper
18 1/10 × 25 1/5 in
46 × 64 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Paris
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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