Monday, February 8, 2010

Collectible Art

Are you familiar with the name Shepard Fairey? No? Next question. Are you familiar with this poster?

Of course you are.

This Barack Obama "HOPE" poster was created by Shepard Fairey for the 2008 US presidential campaign for which he became more widely known.

Shepard Fairey is a political artist specialising in stencilling. He is also an artist hired by corporations for consumer campaigns whose prints are being used on t-shirts, skateboards and other paraphernalia.

Authentic out-of-print Shepard Fairey prints and other collectibles are now being offered to the public. The Obey giant prints are among the most popular art pieces. Below are just some of the prints available.