Shepard Fairey

“Poster for George / Silver”

Screen Print on cream Speckletone paper

18 x 24 inches

Signed and numbered edition of 400.

October 24, 2014

(Framed) High End

Reference photo by Astrid Kirchherr

45 x 60 cm

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Artist Info:
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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