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Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘We the People: Protect Each Other; Are Greater Than Fear; Defend Dignity’, 2017, Julien's Auctions
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We the People: Protect Each Other; Are Greater Than Fear; Defend Dignity, 2017

Screenprints on paper (3)
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition 101/450
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Unframed; three from the series of the prints produced in collaboration with Delphine Diallo, …

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Signed and dated in pencil lower right (each) and numbered in pencil lower left 101/450 (each)
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.

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Unframed; three from the series of the prints produced in collaboration with Delphine Diallo, Ridwan Adhami, Arlene Mejorado, and Jessica Sabogal
Condition: This lot exhibits light bumping to upper left corners (each).

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Signed and dated in pencil lower right (each) and numbered in pencil lower left 101/450 (each)
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.

We the People: Protect Each Other; Are Greater Than Fear; Defend Dignity, 2017

Screenprints on paper (3)
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
Edition 101/450
This is part of a limited edition set.
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