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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘Vote Obama’, 2008, Sworders
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Vote Obama, 2008

Offset lithograph printed in colours
38 2/5 × 25 in
97.5 × 63.5 cm
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Numbered 2427/5000 in pencil, published by the obama campaign, on wove paper, the full sheet

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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), ‘Vote Obama’, 2008, Sworders
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Numbered 2427/5000 in pencil, published by the obama campaign, on wove paper, the full sheet

Sheet 97.5 x 63.5cm, unframed

Medium
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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.

Vote Obama, 2008

Offset lithograph printed in colours
38 2/5 × 25 in
97.5 × 63.5 cm
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