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Water is the new black, ca. 2018

Speckletone paper
24 × 18 1/10 in
61 × 46 cm
Unique
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Location
Paris
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Hand-signed by artist, Artist Proof (AP in pencil) and Hand-signed by the artist Shepard Fairey
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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), ‘Water is the new black’, ca. 2018, AYNAC Gallery
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About the work
Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Artist Proof (AP in pencil) and Hand-signed by the artist Shepard Fairey
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Shepard Fairey (OBEY)
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.

Water is the new black, ca. 2018

Speckletone paper
24 × 18 1/10 in
61 × 46 cm
Unique
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Paris
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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