Jan 31, 2013 - Issue 502

We Own the Future


By Shepard Fairey, Los Angeles CA

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Poster - 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.

Shepard Fairey 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.