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Shepard Fairey Serigraph "Eat the Rich"

Item Details

Shepard Fairey (American, b. 1970)
Eat the Rich, 2010
Serigraph on paper
Signed to the lower right margin in graphite
Numbered 410 / 550

A limited edition serigraph on paper titled Eat the Rich by listed artist Shepard Fairey, dated 2010. The work depicts American singer-songwriter Patti Smith with a leather jacket and fork. Text in the background reads, ‘Read between the lines’. Similar works were featured during the travelling exhibition ,OBEY: Supply and Demand, held at the Contemporary Arts Center in 2010. More information on the exhibition can be found through the link below.

Shepard Fairey is one of the most influential and prolific street artists of the 21st century. Fairey is also known for his graphic designs, activism, illustration, and as the founder of OBEY Clothing. Emerging from the skateboarding scene, he first became known for his ‘Andre the Giant Has a Posse’ campaign. This campaign was started while the artist attended the Rhode Island School of Design. Today, his work can be found in site-specific installations and at the Smithsonian, the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati, and more.

Provenance
This item is being offered to benefit the Contemporary Arts Center.

Condition

- curling to paper from being stored while rolled.

Dimensions

24.0" W x 17.5" H x 0.1" D

- measures sheet size.

Item #

18DCC242-029

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