Artwork information




Screen print on paper




61 cm x 46 cm



Proof(s) of authenticity

Work sold with a certificate of authenticity.

State of conservation

Very good




Rhône-Alpes, France


Screen print on cream Speckletone paper.

Signed & hand-numbered by Shepard Fairey.
Limited edition numbered on 450.

“These prints, ‘Just Angels Rising’ and ‘Just Future Rising’, are variations of the art I created for the Time ‘VOTE’ cover just before the 2020 election. At the time, I wanted to address the very particular situation our country was in, facing the Covid-19 pandemic, unrest over police brutality and racial discrimination, voter suppression and intense political division. We still face all these things, even though the development of Covid vaccines has greatly improved public safety and benefited the fight to end the pandemic. In this illustration, the usually clear-cut rebel symbol of a bandana covering a face takes on a different meaning during Covid, becoming an emblem of safety, respect for fellow citizens and a sign that the wearer believes in science.

The updated images on the bandana symbolize an activist's aspiration for a fairer future for all. The future is partly shaped by voting, but not only by voting. The way we express our ideals and spend our money in line with our ideals also helps shape the future. Anti-democratic forces are pushing for voter suppression, so it's essential to vote while you still can. The future of our democracy... and our world is in our hands!” Shepard Fairey


Obey Studio

The artist


Shepard Fairey (OBEY)

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Born in 1970
United States


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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