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Shepard Fairey, also known by the alias "Obey," was born in 1970 in Charleston, South Carolina, in the United States. His introduction to the world of graphic design occurred early, at age 14, as he crafted images destined for t-shirts and skateboards. Influenced by notable artists like Andy Warhol and Russian artist Alexander Rodtchenko, Fairey's creative path took shape.

In the late 1980s, Fairey (Obey), alongside peers from the Rhode Island School of Design, embarked on a notable venture. They initiated a series of stickers and posters featuring wrestler Andre the Giant, plastering thousands of them across American city walls. The "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" campaign emerged as an early and pivotal viral street art movement, showcasing the potency of this unconventional, illicit form of expression.

Fairey's art gained worldwide recognition during the 2008 U.S. presidential campaign. His creation of the iconic HOPE poster for Barack Obama became a symbol of the campaign's spirit. Notably, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston hailed Shepard Fairey (Obey) as one of the most influential street artists of our era.

Shepard Fairey's roots span from Charleston, South Carolina, to Los Angeles, California, where his artistry blossomed. His creations, including Obey clothing, reached global acclaim, featured prominently in influential publications like Time Magazine. Fairey's impact extended beyond the United States, resonating in cities like London, New York, and Detroit.

Moreover, Fairey's artistic journey intersects with the realms of education, having attended the Idyllwild Arts Academy, nurturing his creative spirit. His prominence and influence continue to shape contemporary street art, earning recognition not only in the U.S. but also internationally, including acknowledgment from institutions like the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston.


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Print, A CRAKED ICON (David Bowie), Shepard Fairey (Obey)

A CRAKED ICON (David Bowie)

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 91 x 61 cm Print - 35.8 x 24 inch

£584

Design, Peace Fingers, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Peace Fingers

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Design - 30.5 x 17.5 x 5.6 cm Design - 12 x 6.9 x 2.2 inch

£1,617

Painting, Fire Sale 6/6, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Fire Sale 6/6

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Painting - 61 x 46 cm Painting - 24 x 18.1 inch

£7,099

Sculpture, School Desk, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

School Desk

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Sculpture - 28 x 31 x 9 cm Sculpture - 11 x 12.2 x 3.5 inch

£5,392

Print, Commanda, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Commanda

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£1,339

Print, Universal Dignity, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Universal Dignity

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£503

Print, Deceit & Disruption, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Deceit & Disruption

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£890

Print, Disinformation & Chaos, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Disinformation & Chaos

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£890

Print, Home invasion 2, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Home invasion 2

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.2 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0.1 inch

£1,078

Print, Unity - Obey Flower, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Unity - Obey Flower

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 74 x 74 x 0.1 cm Print - 29.1 x 29.1 x 0 inch

£1,078

Print, The Woman Who Defeated Pain (Frida Kahlo) Letterpress, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

The Woman Who Defeated Pain (Frida Kahlo) Letterpress

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 35.56 x 27.94 x 0.2 cm Print - 14 x 11 x 0.1 inch

£449

Print, A cracked icon, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

A cracked icon

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 91.4 x 61 cm Print - 36 x 24 inch

£719

Print, Long live the people, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Long live the people

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.2 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0.1 inch

£270

Print, Tear Flame, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Tear Flame

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£359

Print, A cracked icon letterpress, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

A cracked icon letterpress

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 35.56 x 27.94 x 0.2 cm Print - 14 x 11 x 0.1 inch

£449

Print, Burroughs 100 years, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Burroughs 100 years

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.2 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0.1 inch

£719

Print, Liberté Egalité Fraternité (Large format), Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Liberté Egalité Fraternité (Large format)

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 76 x 58 x 0.3 cm Print - 29.9 x 22.8 x 0.1 inch

£9,885

Print, Osaka Roof, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Osaka Roof

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.1 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£449

Print, Peace Dove Holiday, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Peace Dove Holiday

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.1 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£674

Print, Clementine, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Clementine

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.2 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0.1 inch

£809

Print, Paradise Lost., Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Paradise Lost.

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£494

Print, Wayfarin Stranger, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Wayfarin Stranger

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.2 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0.1 inch

£584

Print, Freedom to Lead (Aung San Suu Kyi), Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Freedom to Lead (Aung San Suu Kyi)

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.1 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£809

Print, Peace goddess, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Peace goddess

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 35.56 x 27.94 x 0.2 cm Print - 14 x 11 x 0.1 inch

£315

Print, Icon collage (top), Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Icon collage (top)

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 35.56 x 27.94 x 0.2 cm Print - 14 x 11 x 0.1 inch

£315

Print, Desinformation Damage (cream), Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Desinformation Damage (cream)

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 30.5 x 61 cm Print - 12 x 24 inch

£315

Print, Peace & Justice Woman, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Peace & Justice Woman

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.1 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£899

Print, Force of Nature, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Force of Nature

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£539

Print, Gears of Justice, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Gears of Justice

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.1 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£270

Painting, Endless power, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Endless power

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Painting - 42.5 x 34.5 x 5 cm Painting - 16.7 x 13.6 x 2 inch

£5,841

Print, In honor of Vincent Jen Chin, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

In honor of Vincent Jen Chin

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£449 £404

Design, Warning Addictive, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Warning Addictive

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Design - 80.8 x 22 x 2 cm Design - 31.8 x 8.7 x 0.8 inch

£674

Print, Welcome visitors letterpress, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Welcome visitors letterpress

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 50.8 x 40.64 x 0.2 cm Print - 20 x 16 x 0.1 inch

£718

Print, Force of nature, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Force of nature

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.2 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0.1 inch

£539

Print, American Rage, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

American Rage

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.2 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0.1 inch

£628

Print, Defend Truth, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Defend Truth

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.1 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£270

Print, Obey conformity factory (red), Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Obey conformity factory (red)

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.2 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0.1 inch

£382

Print, Political Voice, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Political Voice

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.1 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£270

Print, Defend Democracy, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Defend Democracy

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.1 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£270

Print, This Changes Everything, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

This Changes Everything

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.1 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£449

Print, Angela Nubian, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Angela Nubian

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 104 x 76 cm Print - 40.9 x 29.9 inch

£1,168

Print, Obey Conformity Factory (Orange), Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Obey Conformity Factory (Orange)

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.2 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0.1 inch

£494

Print, Vote, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Vote

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 110 x 90 x 1 cm Print - 43.3 x 35.4 x 0.4 inch

£5,392

Print, Moon over biloxi Cream, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Moon over biloxi Cream

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 46 x 61 cm Print - 18.1 x 24 inch

£539

Painting, War By Numbers VSE, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

War By Numbers VSE

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Painting - 67.5 x 52 x 1 cm Painting - 26.6 x 20.5 x 0.4 inch

£7,099

Print, Ocean Today Desert Tomorrow, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Ocean Today Desert Tomorrow

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£377

Print, Desert Today Ocean Tomorrow, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Desert Today Ocean Tomorrow

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£377

Print, Race to the bottom, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Race to the bottom

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 33.02 x 25.4 x 0.2 cm Print - 13 x 10 x 0.1 inch

£404

Print, Tear Flame, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Tear Flame

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.1 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£270

Print, Gears of Justice, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Gears of Justice

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£359

Print, Warning Sign, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Warning Sign

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.1 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£270

Print, Peace Guard 2, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Peace Guard 2

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.05 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£350 £315

Print, Natural Springs, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Natural Springs

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.05 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0 inch

£350 £315

Print, Tear Flame, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Tear Flame

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 x 0.2 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 x 0.1 inch

£359

Print, No More Bias, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

No More Bias

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 91.5 x 1 cm Print - 24 x 36 x 0.4 inch

£359

Print, Fragile cargo, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Fragile cargo

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£315

Print, Sub-Standard, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Sub-Standard

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 30.5 cm Print - 24 x 12 inch

£315 £283

Print, Zapata (HPM Teal), Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Zapata (HPM Teal)

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 66 x 50.8 x 0.6 cm Print - 26 x 20 x 0.25 inch

£5,060

Print, L'action vaut plus que les mots (Marianne pleure), Shepard Fairey (Obey)

L'action vaut plus que les mots (Marianne pleure)

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£2,651

Print, Peace and Justice Woman, Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Peace and Justice Woman

Shepard Fairey (Obey)

Print - 61 x 46 cm Print - 24 x 18.1 inch

£854

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What is Shepard Fairey (Obey)’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Activist Artists, Famous Street Artists, Provocative Artists, Activist Artists, Figurative Street Artists, American Icons, Art deco-style artists

When was Shepard Fairey (Obey) born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1970