Purchase Educate to Liberate Silkscreen Print by Shepard Fairey- OBEY Hand-Pulled 4-Color on Cream Speckletone Fine Art Paper Limited Edition Artwork Obey Pop Culture Artist.
2021 Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 300 Artwork Size 18x24 Silkscreen Print Depicting Bobby Seale of the Black Panther Party in Stylistic 70s Retro Style.
"The events this month honor the backbone leadership of the original Party. The work of BPPALN is to ensure the education initiatives and community outreach programs provide knowledge while improving the quality of life for the Elders, all the way to the youth of today." -Shepard Fairey- OBEY
Shepard Fairey, a contemporary street artist widely known for his OBEY series, produced a remarkable silkscreen print titled "Educate to Liberate." This limited edition artwork, hand-pulled and comprising four colors on cream speckletone fine art paper, is significant in the street pop art and graffiti art realm. Created in 2021, the print is part of a limited edition of 300, each signed and numbered by the artist, emphasizing its exclusivity and collectible nature. Measuring 18x24 inches, the print is a striking homage to Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party. Seale is depicted in a stylistic retro fashion reminiscent of the 1970s when the Black Panther Party was at the forefront of civil rights activism. Fairey's artwork captures the essence of Seale's impact and serves as a visual narrative that bridges past struggles with contemporary social issues. Fairey's statement regarding this piece highlights the enduring influence of the Black Panther Party's leadership and underscores the importance of educational initiatives and community outreach. These programs are designed to empower and enhance the quality of life for people across generations, from the elders who were the movement's backbone to today's youth. By invoking the spirit of the Black Panthers' activism, Fairey's "Educate to Liberate" becomes more than art; it is a call to action, urging ongoing education and community engagement as vehicles for liberation. This print solidifies Fairey's standing as a pivotal figure in street pop art within the framework of OBEY as a topic. His works are not merely aesthetic creations but are imbued with social commentary and the power to provoke thought and inspire change. As a limited edition piece, "Educate to Liberate" is not just a collectible but also a testament to the ongoing relevance of street art as a form of social and political engagement.