E Pluribus Venom : The Art of Shepard Fairey by Shepard Fairey (2008, Hardcover)

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E. Pluribus Venon- Signed- Hardcover Book by Shepard Fairey (Vintage 2007-2008) Mint Condition- New Old Stock.   Express shipping- most orders ship within hours of placeement so please make any special requests prior to placing an order.  For Domestic orders standard shipping includes USPS Priority 1-3 day mail tracked and insured, International orders will ship through Ebay’s Global Shipping Program- GSP.   Please contact me for newly available Ecconomy Media Mail shipping option.  I stand behind everything I sell 100% No Exceptions! Thanks for looking.

About this item from the Artist:

E Pluribus Venom collects a large body of work produced by Shepard Fairey and presented at the Jonathan Levine gallery during his massive exhibition in the summer of 2007. Serving as more than just an exhibition catalog, this book expounds upon themes presented in the show. The title “E Pluribus Venom” which translates “Out of many, poison” is derived from ìE Pluribus Unumî (out of many, one) an early motto adopted by the U.S. Government which appears on U.S. currency. The artist’s thesis is that many becoming one, or a loss of power and influence of the individual in favor of homogeny is a symptom of a society in decline. “E Pluribus Venom” is comprised of artworks designed to question the symbols and methods of the American machine and American dream and also celebrate those who oppose blind nationalism and war. Some of Faireyís works use currency motifs or a Norman Rockwell aesthetic to employ the graphic language of the subjects they critique. Other works use a blend of Art Nouveau, hippie, and revolutionary propaganda styles to celebrate subjects advocating peace.

Hardcover: 144 pages
Publisher: Gingko Press; Third Printing
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1584232951
ISBN-13: 978-1584232957
Product Dimensions: 12.5 x 9.3 x 0.8 inches