'Giant vs Giantr' by Shepard Fairey, 2004
Rare, Limited Edition screen print collab. with artist Mike Giant (Fairey signed only).
18 x 24 Inches
45.7 x 61 Centimeters
2-frame screen print on cream, Speckletone fine art paper featuring artwork from both artists.
Limited Edition of only 150; 10 Printers Proofs released signed by Fairey only (#PP 9/10)
Hand-signed, numbered and dated by Shepard Fairey, bottom center.
ABOUT THE ART
The very first collaboration between the two artists.
ARTIST BIO (Shepard Fairey)
Frank Shepard Fairey (born February 15, 1970) is an American contemporary graphic designer, and illustrator who emerged from the skateboarding scene. He first became known for his "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" (…OBEY…) sticker campaign, in which he appropriated images from the comedic supermarket tabloid Weekly World News. His work became more widely known in the 2008 U.S. presidential election, specifically his Barack Obama "Hope" poster.
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston calls him one of today's best known and most influential street artists. His work is included in the collections at The Smithsonian, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.
ARTIST BIO (Mike Giant)
“Birth. Upstate New York. Drawing. Cycling. New Mexico. Heavy Metal. Skateboarding. Punk rock. Hip-hop. Scotland, England, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, USSR. Honors graduate. Thailand. Architecture student. Dishwasher. Raves. Lorelei. Vegetarian. First tattoo. Think Skateboards. San Francisco. Dharma. Angi. London. Adult bookstore. Computer animation. Tattooing. New York City. Newskool. Skullz Press. Everlasting. Track bikes. Brooke and Leia. Three Tides. Tattoo 13. Plum Village. Stay Gold. REBEL8. Manifestations. Australia. Ordained minister. Megan. Amsterdam. Pakayla. Los Angeles. Boulder. 42. Right here. Right now.”
- Mike Giant