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Shepard Fairey (American, b.1970)
LOT ID: 81917
Listen.com, 1999

Lithograph
24 х 18 in. (60.96 x 45.72 cm.)
Signed, and dated by the artist; unnumbered
Print/Casting Year 1999
Edition Limited; Unknown
Lot description
This 1999 lithograph is one of the rarest Fairey prints of all. Never released to the general public, Listen.com went out of business shortly after the publication of this work. Of particular note is Fairey's use of the Andre the Giant logo, which he has seldom used in his commercial endeavors. Please note condition report and images.

Artwork measures 24 x 18 inches (61 x 45.7 cm).

Shepard Fairey (b. 1970) is an American urban artist best known for his Barack Obama "Hope" poster for the 2008 presidential election. Fairey’s work combines the aesthetics of street art and alternative skate culture with fine art practices. Prior to the Obama campaign, Fairey was primarily recognized as the artist behind the "Obey Giant" campaign, designed in the late 1980s and early 1990s during Fairey's time at the Rhode Island School of Design. Fairey's body of work combines elements of graffiti, Pop Art, and commercial art. He has also worked as a fashion designer and advertising artist for brands such as Pepsi. Fairey's works have been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the world, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (2011); the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA (2010); and the Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD (2005). He lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. In 2009, his work was the subject of a retrospective called “Supply and Demand” at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, drawing a record number of visitors for the museum. The exhibition traveled to the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh before moving to the Center for Contemporary Art in Cincinnati, OH.

Selected Public Collections:
National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
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