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Artwork information

Category

Print

Technique

Screen print on paper

Date

2020

Dimensions

61 cm x 46 cm

Signature

Signed lower right

Proof(s) of authenticity

Artwork sold with a certificate of authenticity

State of conservation

Very good

Framing

No

Location

Neuville-sur-Saône, France

Description

This screen print is hand numbered by the artist. It was printed at 500 copies. This one bears the number 82/500 which appears on the bottom left of the work.

Shepard Fairey has signed and dated the work in the lower right corner.

Provenance

Screen print purchased directly from Shepard Fairey's studio.


United StatesBorn in : 1970Famous artistFamous artist

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.

5 things to know about Shepard Fairey

Shepard Fairey (OBEY)

United StatesBorn in : 1970Famous artistFamous artist
Painter
Drawer

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.

5 things to know about Shepard Fairey