This fantastic hand-painted multiple by Shepard Fairey is an homage to Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein. The art world’s recent embrace of Street Art as a legitimate genre demonstrates the power of accessible, relatable imagery, and in many ways builds upon the triumphs of Pop Art.
For those of you that are true fans of Shepard Fairey, but most especially for loyal fans and devotees of legendary counter culture hero Joey Ramone, this iconic piece is a must-have!
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Best known for his Barack Obama Hope poster of the 2008 presidential election, Shepard Fairey has combined Street Art with the realm of Fine Art.
His work entitled Global Warning is part of the Shepard Fairey: The Giant In Soeciety And Politics sale on artnet Auctions.
Vote is undoubtedly one of Shepard Fairey’s most iconic prints. The artist’s images of Obama inspired and invigorated generations of voters!
Fairey’s art reached a new level of recognition in 2008, when his HOPE portrait of Barack Obama became the iconic image of the presidential campaign, and helped inspire an unprecedented political movement.
Vote is signed by Fairey.
Browse more work from the Shepard Fairey: The Giant in Society and Politcs sale on artnet Auctions.
Widely considered to be the work that launched Shepard Fairey into international fame, this large format print, which became one of the most defining images of Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, continues to act as a permanent symbol of victory and progress in United States history.
Hope is now offered as part of the Shepard Fairey: The Giant in Society and Politics sale on artnet Auctions.
To coincide with the upcoming US presidential election, we’re excited to present The Giant in Society and Politics, a fantastic auction of over 30 rare political-themed prints by Shepard Fairey.
Fairey’s iconic 2008 campaign portraits of Barack Obama became synonymous with the future president’s grass roots appeal and demonstrated the power of Political Art to energize the electorate.
This selection of prints highlights Shepard Fairey’s unparalleled ability to call attention to some of the most significant and ongoing political issues of our time.
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Shepard Fairey, who created a series of posters supporting Barack Obama’s 2008 candidacy for President, is not shy about his political opinions!
Get a sneak peek at our politically themed Shepard Fairey auction, Shepard Fairey: The Giant in Society And Politics, which goes live in a few days!
Shepard Fairey Gets Probation & Fine
In the criminal contempt case involving his Hope poster of Barack Obama, street artist Shepard Fairey has been sentenced to two years of probation, a US$25,000 fine, and 300 hours of community service.
Fairey admitted in 2009 that he had destroyed documents and submitted false images in his legal battle with AP over the use of a photo of Barack Obama.
The AP accused the artist of copyright infringement; Fairey maintained that his artwork fell under fair-use laws, according to the LATimes.
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Shepard Fairey’s Mr. Spray
Make Art Not War — Street artist Shepard Fairey’s Mr. Spray is now live for bidding on artnet Auctions.
The Rolling Stones & Shepard Fairey
Shepard Fairey has designed the The Rolling Stones’ official 50th-anniversary logo using the famous tongue designed by John Pasche, which was first seen on the band’s Sticky Fingers album sleeve in 1971.