Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘We the People (three works)’, 2017, Heritage Auctions
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We the People (three works), 2017

Screenprints in colors on speckled paper
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
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Condition Report: Mild curling to the edges of each. Each sheet is loose. Unframed

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Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil along lower edge
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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.

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Condition Report: Mild curling to the edges of each. Each sheet is loose. Unframed

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Signed, numbered, and dated in pencil along lower edge
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Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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 (three works), 2017

Screenprints in colors on speckled paper
24 × 18 in
61 × 45.7 cm
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