Shepard Fairey Guerillia one

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  • Shepard Fairey - Guerillia one -2009 - Edition500

Shepard Fairey Guerillia one

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ARTIST: Shepard Fairey

TITLE: Guerilla one

YEAR: 2009

MEDIUM: Print

SIZE: 61x46cm (24×18 inch.)

EDITION: 450

SIGEND: YES

NUMBERED: YES

FRAMED: NO

 

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Frank Shepard Fairey (born February 15, 1970) is an American contemporary street artist, graphic designer, activist, illustrator and founder of OBEY (clothing) who emerged from the skateboarding scene.He first became known for his “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” (…OBEY…) sticker campaign while attending the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), which appropriated images from the comedic supermarket tabloid Weekly World News.

He became widely known during the 2008 U.S. presidential election for his Barack Obama “Hope” poster. The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston calls him one of today’s best known and most influential street artists. His work is included in the collections at The Smithsonian, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Shepard Fairey was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. His father, Strait Fairey, is a doctor, and his mother, Charlotte, a realtor. He attended Wando High School.Fairey became involved with art in 1984, when he started to place his drawings on skateboards and T-shirts.

In 1988 he graduated from Idyllwild Arts Academy in California. In 1992 he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design.

 

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