Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘We the People (signed set of 3)’, 2017, EHC Fine Art Gallery Auction
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We the People (signed set of 3), 2017

Offset Lithograph
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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EHC Fine Art Gallery Auction

This set of images were the artist Shepard Fairey's response to a divisive presidential …

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Each print is signed and dated
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Obey Giant
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), ‘We the People (signed set of 3)’, 2017, EHC Fine Art Gallery Auction
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This set of images were the artist Shepard Fairey's response to a divisive presidential campaign by now US President Donald Trump. Taking its name from the first line of the US constitution, the series We the People features portraits of African Americans, Muslims, and Latinas depicted in Fairey’s trademark style, …

Medium
Print
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Each print is signed and dated
Publisher
Obey Giant
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 (signed set of 3), 2017

Offset Lithograph
36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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