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Shepard Fairey (OBEY)

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Born in 1970
United States

Bio

Shepard Fairey, known as Obey, was born on February 15, 1970 in Charleston in the United States.

From an early age, he has been passionate about drawing. He is also passionate about skateboarding. At the age of 14, he drew images for t-shirts and skateboards.

Obey is very influenced by Andy Warhol and Alexander Rodchenko. At the end of the 80s, he invented the famous Obey symbol thanks to a poster campaign with a bunch of friends.

His art became world famous thanks to his Hope poster which became Barack Obama's campaign poster in 2008. The artist is now considered one of the pillars of international street art.

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artworks

Shepard Fairey (OBEY)

Cultivate Justice (Red)2021
400 €

Shepard Fairey (OBEY)

Post-Punk Flower (Black)2022
450 €

Shepard Fairey (OBEY)

Just Future Rising2021
400 €
600 €

Shepard Fairey (OBEY)

Rock the Vote2008
1 900 €

Shepard Fairey (OBEY)

Yes we did2008
8 900 €

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