|Jan 31, 2013 - Issue 502|
We Own the Future
By Shepard Fairey, Los Angeles CA
- 18 x 24 inch screen print. Signed by Shepard Fairey and
Antonino D’Ambrosio. Release Date: 1/31/2013. Edition of
450. $55. Purchase limit: 1 per
person/household. Proceeds from the print go to the La Lutta
Creative Response Think Tank.
Shepard made the “We Own The Future” print as a variation on the cover he designed for the issue of The Nation Magazine that was guest edited by Antonino.
is a contemporary artist, graphic designer, and illustrator. He first
became known for his "André the Giant Has a Posse" sticker campaign, in
which he appropriated images from the comedic super market 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, and the Victoria and Albert
Museum in London. Click here to contact Mr. Fairey.