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We the People, (three works), 2017

36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
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Published by Obey Giant, Los Angeles

These works are offset lithographs, not screenprints as …

Published by Obey Giant, Los Angeles

These works are offset lithographs, not screenprints as previously described.

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Each signed 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.

Shepard Fairey (OBEY), ‘We the People, (three works)’, 2017, Heritage Auctions
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About the work
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Published by Obey Giant, Los Angeles

These works are offset lithographs, not screenprints as …

Published by Obey Giant, Los Angeles

These works are offset lithographs, not screenprints as previously described.

Medium
Print
Signature
Each signed and dated in pencil along lower edge
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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.

We the People, (three works), 2017

36 × 24 in
91.4 × 61 cm
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