LOS ANGELES, CA.-
Shepard Fairey, one of today's most influential street artists, is auctioning off an intimate tour of his Los Angeles studio for a lucky fan. Fairey will personally greet the winning bidder and a guest as they take a behind-the-scenes look at where his iconic works are created. The winner will also receive a suite of 5 pro-peace signed screen prints, each 18" x 24".
Bidding is open through August 25 on charitybuzz, the leading destination for online charity auctions, here:
Proceeds will benefit the Brave New Foundation
, an organization that champions social justice issues by using media to inspire, empower and teach civic participation that makes a difference.
Shepard Fairey emerged from the skateboarding scene in the '90s, becoming well-known for his "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" sticker campaign and "OBEY" street art movement. More than a decade later, he reached worldwide recognition after creating the iconic Obama Hope, Change, Progress prints used during the 2008 presidential election. Since 1989, Shepard has consistently produced a wide range of artwork from screenprints, mix media stencil collage, to 15 foot mural installations. 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.
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