Artist: Shepard Fairey
Title: Love Lotus
Medium: Screen Print on thick cream Speckletone paper
Edition of 550, AP - Sold Out
Height (inches): 18
Width (inches): 24
Signed by the artist
Signed Area: front
This piece is unframed.
Description of piece:
The “Love Lotus” is meant to give hope that soon there will be a cure for multiple sclerosis. The Lotus is a symbol of harmony, unity, and triumph over adversity. My wife, Amanda, is one of millions of people struggling with complications of MS. The disease can be managed, but there is no cure. –Shepard
Shepard Fairey (b. 1970 in Charleston, S.C.) In 1989, while at Rhode Island School of Design studying for his Bachelor of Fine Art in Illustration (which he earned in 1992), Shepard Fairey created the “Andre the Giant has a Posse” sticker that later evolved into the OBEY GIANT art campaign. In 2008, his portrait of then-Democratic candidate Barack Obama became an internationally recognized emblem of hope. Since then, Fairey has painted more than 105 large-scale painted public murals, put up countless pieces of art in the streets, and become one of the most sought-after and provocative artists in the world, and changed the way people converse about art and view the urban landscape.
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