Japanese Fabric Patterns I & II (2009)
Shepard Fairey (1970-)
A pair of screenprints in colours; signed, dated & numbered
Newly-framed in polished aluminium as pictured
Frank Shepard Fairey 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. He became widely known during the 2008 US Presidential Election for his Barack Obama HOPE poster. 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 & Albert Museum in London.