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.

5 comments:

  1. Shepard who? haha. Sorry think overshadowed by Obama but now we all know him alread. TQ

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  2. First time I see this Obama poster. It was supposed to be famous?
    *blush*

    I'm still so so busy with work these days, but will pop by your blog when time allows.

    Happy Chinese New Year in advance, HappySurfer.

    Blog on, rock on!

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  3. Anonymous8:56 AM

    I like the Obama poster. This guy's work reminded me of Andy Warhol's work featuring Marilyn Monroe.

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  4. the obama poster is cool. very captivating & drives the message well

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