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Shepard Fairey

WAR IS OVER, 2007

Silkscreen on aluminium
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.6 cm
Edition 2/2
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P
Phillips

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Signed and dated 'Shepard Fairey 07' lower right; further numbered '2/2' lower left; further signed, numbered and dated 'Shepard Fairey 07 … Read more
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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Medium
Print
Signature
Signed and dated 'Shepard Fairey 07' lower right; further numbered '2/2' lower left; further signed, numbered and dated 'Shepard Fairey 07 … Read more
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

WAR IS OVER, 2007

Silkscreen on aluminium
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.6 cm
Edition 2/2
Bidding closed
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