16 Press Releases

Tag: Shepard Fairey

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    Art for Tibet’s 10th Benefit Auction Features the Work of Ai Weiwei, Shepard Fairey, and Cey Adams

    The 10th annual Art for Tibet auction will take place this November. Proceeds from the sale support Students for a Free Tibet (SFT), a non-profit network campaigining for Tibetan freedom, human rights, and political independence. This year’s auction features the work of honorary committee members Ai Weiwei, Shepard Fairey, and…

    Hanger (Ai Weiwei)
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    Around the Auction World: March 2021

    Images from around the auction world this month. Left and right image from Christie’s. Middle image from Squawk on the Street. Collage by Heemin Moon (Auction Daily). NFTs undoubtedly ruled the headlines across the auction industry this month. Whether amazed, angry, or confused by the trend, everyone had something to…

    Around the Auction World March 2021-3
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    The Political and Social Art of Shepard Fairey

    Shepard Fairey’s art aims to send messages about politics, human rights, war, and environmental issues. He is considered one of today’s most influential street artists. His signature digital artworks, posters, murals, stickers, and clothing items encourage questions about the public space and expected behaviors. “I’ve never really considered myself just…

    The Political and Social Art of Shepard Fairey1
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    NFTs at Auction: SuperRare and Verisart’s 10 x 10 Series Kicks Off This Month

    With the introduction of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), digital art has become the latest craze among seasoned and new-age art collectors. As the demand for these artworks increases, SuperRare, the leading NFT art marketplace, has joined hands with Verisart, a blockchain certification platform. Together, the companies will offer a series of…

    NFTs at Auction SuperRare and Verisart’s 10 x 10 Series Kicks Off This Month4
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    17 hand-signed works from Picasso’s 1933 La Suite Vollard lead Quinn’s Dec. 3 Modern & Contemporary Prints Auction

    Also featured: 1920 Picasso print from Dix Pochoir suite, etchings and prints by Calder, Dali, Hayter, Longo, Indiana and Baskin, plus contemporary collections by Fairey and ‘Shag’ Hayter. Engraving/Etching. Day and Night. 1952 FALLS CHURCH, Va. – Modern and contemporary prints are in – way in. But it’s not just…

    17 hand-signed works from Picassos 1933 La Suite Vollard lead Quinns Dec. 3 Modern & Contemporary Prints Auction
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    Artists and Auction Houses Brace for the U.S. Elections

    In the days leading up to a major presidential election in the United States, the art market joined the push to get out the vote. Many creators turned their attention to spreading education and encouraged U.S. citizens to exercise their rights.  Shepard Fairey broke into the fine art scene with…

    Artists and Auction Houses Brace for the U.S. Elections1
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    First Auction Dedicated to Shepard Fairey's OBEY and 30-Year Career Opens at Heritage Auctions

    Most iconic artworks from campaign offered Oct. 28 Shepard Fairey (b. 1970). Castro Collage, 2003. Screenprint in colors on paper. 48 x 36 inches DALLAS, Texas (October 14, 2020) – Heritage Auctions has launched its first sale dedicated to contemporary artist Shepard Fairey. Shepard Fairey: 30 years of OBEY celebrates the American contemporary…

    First Auction Dedicated to Shepard Faireys OBEY and 30-Year Career Opens at Heritage Auctions
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    Prints & Multiples Online

    The Summer Refreshments auction will offer a selection of prints and multiples, including those from Leo Castelli’s 90th birthday. Castelli was responsible for giving artists such as Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and Donald Judd their first solo shows. At the top of the auction is a 1997 Roy…

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    Artist to Know: Blek le Rat

    Screenprint from the “Godfather of Street Art” Offered in Signari Gallery Event Before the 1980s, there was little precedent for the stenciled graffiti that is now a hallmark of street art. The global art scene of the 70s was exploring post-modernism when a 20-year-old Frenchman named Xavier Prou stumbled across…

    Artist to Know Blek le Rat1
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    First Open: Post-War & Contemporary Art Online

    The upcoming Christie’s First Open sale brings original works by well-known and rising artists from the 20th and 21st centuries. One key highlight is a piece titled Peace Goddess on Wood by Shepard Fairey. An American artist, Fairey became widely known as the designer behind the Hope poster for Barack…

    Shepard Fairey (B. 1970) Peace Goddess on Wood
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    Urban Art Month-long Online Auction

    The upcoming Urban Art Monthly Auction, offered by Heritage Auctions, is anchored by several works from KAWS. Brian Donelly, known professionally as KAWS, is an American artist and designer. Featured in the sale are several examples of the artist’s signature Companion character. The figure is based on Mickey Mouse, with…

    KAWS (b. 1974) Resting Place Companion (Blac
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    Urban Art Signature Auction - Dallas

    KAWS started his career as a street graffiti artist and later turned to the world of fine art. His expertise lies in paintings, murals, product design, and toy-making. However, the artist’s large-scale sculptures are particularly famous. The upcoming Urban Art Signature Auction, presented by Heritage Auctions, features several works from…

    Mr. Brainwash (b. 1966) Mickey Mouse
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    Phillips x Artsy: Wrapped/Unwrapped

    The work of illustrator Brian Donnelly, also known as KAWS, involves the use of X’s in the place of eyes, the nose, and ears of popular cartoon characters like Mickey Mouse and SpongeBob. Offered in the upcoming auction by Phillips is a Pinocchio figurine with ‘x’-ed out eyes, a representation of Donnelly’s…

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    Fine Art, Jewelry, Mid Century & Antique Estate Auction

    A set of ten Mid-Century Modern chairs will be available in Clarke Auctions’ upcoming Fine Art, Jewelry, Mid Century & Antique Estate Auction. Karl Springer created these pieces with lacquered parchment by stretching and varnishing leather into a solid and defined form. The chair cushions are upholstered in giraffe-patterned fabric,…

    Fine Art, Jewelry, Mid Century & Antique Estate Auction
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    Home Decor - ONLINE ONLY!

    Masterpieces of modernist architecture are put forth in the Home Decor 227 Auction by Susanin's. To amplify the outdoors and indoors with a beautiful setting, the auction offers a wide range of furniture pieces, paintings, lightings, and rugs. A set of four gilt bronze triangular sconces with alabaster and bronze…

    A Schonbek Brass and Crystal 8-Light Chandelier/Auctiondaily
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    Fine Art Auctions & Guntram von Habsburg Foundation Present a Night of Street Art

    South  Florida’s  premier  auction  house,  Fine  Art  Auctions Miami (FAAM),  will  hold  its  third  annual  Urban  &  Street  Art  Auction  at  SPACEBY3  in  Wynwood  over President’s Day  Weekend  (Feb.  12  –  16).  FAAM  will  unveil  works by  Keith  Haring,  Shepard  Fairey, Banksy, Faile, Phase2, and KAWS, among others. Works will be on display…

    Fine Art Auctions & Guntram von Habsburg Foundation Present a Night of Street Art