Dimensions: 19.5 x 15 Inches
Medium: Letterpress print on cream, deckled edge 300gsm fine art paper.
Provenance: Signed, numbered and dated by the artist. Comes with Gallery COA.
Edition: Limited Edition of 450 (#378/450)
ABOUT THE ART
"The “Universal Dignity” print aims to promote peace, equality, and humanity. I’d like to see a fundamental assumption that ALL people deserve respect and human dignity. This applies to the universal meaning of dignity, to be valued, respected for what you are, what you believe in, and how you live your life. I consider myself a global citizen, and though I think the nations serve a structural function, all people should be equal, and everyone’s life counts the same regardless of where they live. In line with the philosophy of this image, a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the IRC (International Rescue Committee) to support Ukrainian refugees. Thanks for caring."
ABOUT THE ARTIST
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.