Big Proof Forever
Big Proof Forever is a limited edition screen print by acclaimed contemporary artist Obey (aka Shepard Fairey). First released on 31st December 2006, the piece was a collaboration between Fairey and Shady Records to create a memorial print for hip hop artist Proof, who was tragically killed in Detroit. The net profits of the print will be donated towards the “Big Proof Forever Foundation,” to help build a future for the artist’s family.
Fairey’s print depicts a stencilled image of the hip hop pioneer in 70s shades of orange and black: a subtle nod to the earliest roots of hip hop. Famed for his ‘Andre the Giant Has a Posse’ sticker campaign in 1989, and his ‘Hope’ Obama poster for the 2008 US presidential candidacy, Obey has earned his place as one of the world’s most acclaimed contemporary street artists.
Big Proof Forever brings together two icons of contemporary American culture—Proof and Obey—for an unmissable work of contemporary art. From a limited edition of 1500 Big Proof Forever is a collectable in the making: get it before it goes.
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Edition Type: Limited Edition
Edition Size: 1500
Size (cm): 45.72 x 60.96
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About the artist
Obey (aka Shepard Fairey) is a contemporary American street artist, graphic designer, activist, illustrator, and founder of OBEY Clothing, an iconic label in the skateboarding scene.
In 1989, while attending the Rhode Island School of Design, Fairey rose to fame for his ‘Andre the Giant Has a Posse’ sticker campaign. During the 2008 US presidential election, Fairey created the Barack Obama ‘Hope’ poster: an iconic image that would go on to become a symbol for a generation.
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston has described Fairey as one of the most influential street artists of his time. His work is included in collections at The Smithsonian; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Museum of Modern Art in New York City; the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.; the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond; and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.