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Fairey interprets Marshall’s iconic photography with Fine Art Limited screen prints depicting social justice issues: Voting Rights, Mass Incarceration, Workers’ Rights, Gun Culture, and Two Americas
Los Angeles, April 28, 2016: Debuting this summer, American Civics is the first-ever collaboration between acclaimed contemporary artist Shepard Fairey and the estate of legendary photographer Jim Marshall. In it, Fairey interprets Marshall’s iconic photography from... read more
"Civics was a class that used to be required before you could graduate from high school. You were taught what was in the U.S. Constitution. And after all the student rebellions in the Sixties, civics was banished from the student curriculum and was replaced by something called social studies. Here we live in a country that has a fabulous constitution and all these guarantees, a contract between the citizens and the government -- nobody knows what's in it. . . . And so, if you don't know what your rights are, how can you stand up for them?"
-- Frank Zappa
American Civics is a Fine Art Limited Edition series of five prints: Voting Rights, Mass Incarceration, Workers’ Rights, Gun Culture, and Two Americas. Each title is limited to an edition of 100 prints*. Each print is hand-signed and numbered by Shepard Fairey and stamped by Jim Marshall Photography LLC. Five boxed portfolios of the print series and the Jim Marshall Limited Edition Estate photograph of each subject are being issued. Four portfolios as well as the individual prints are available for sale exclusively through San Francisco Art Exchange (phone: 1-415-441-8840).
American Civics Fine Art Prints © OBEY
All Limited-Edition Photographs © Jim Marshall Photography LLC