'Obey x Kai + Sunny' by Shepard Fairet, 2017
Special Limited Edition print collab. with artist duo Kai + Sunny.
22.4 x 22.4 Inches
Hand-pulled, 7-color screen print on 100% cotton, deckled edge 310gsm tub-size Somerset Satin fine art paper.
Limited Edition of 200 (#151/200)
Signed and dated by Shepard Fairey in pencil bottom right.
Signed and numbered by Kai + Sunny in pencil bottom left.
Kai + Sunny embossed bottom right.
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 (Kai + Sunny)
Kai & Sunny (born 1975 and 1977, respectively) are a London-based artist duo. They both graduated from the Epsom School of Art in Surrey, United Kingdom with degrees in Art and Design. They have collaborated with Alexander McQueen, Shepard Fairey and have won numerous accolades, including a 2012 D&AD Design Award. Works by Kai & Sunny have been exhibited internationally at institutions such as Haunch of Venison, and are included in the Victoria & Albert Museum Print Archive Collection.