“It’s Mourning In America” Art Print by Shepard Fairey (Onsale Info)

Shepard Fairey will release the second print in his Reagan series later today. “It’s Mourning In America” is an 18″ x 24″ screenprint, has an edition of 450, and will cost $55. A portion of the proceeds will benefit a campaign finance reform organization. It goes up today (Tuesday, May 31st) at a random time. Visit ObeyGiant.com.

23 Responses to ““It’s Mourning In America” Art Print by Shepard Fairey (Onsale Info)”

  1. I’ve bought from Shep before (the collab with Coop was pretty good), but this image is just…bad. The “illustration” is not good at all, and the type if almost as bad with the letter “U” clearly being an afterthought. Not much time put into this one, it seems.

  2. man, obey poops out some horribly unimaginative and over priced garbage

  3. Yeah… this one is bad.. reagans face looks like hes a thinned out cancer victim, and his hand is clearly MUCH larger than it should be.. weak sauce per usual…

  4. Really, really bad. Shame. I thought it could have been a nice set.

  5. Another one phoned in

  6. the hand is the right size, maybe you have tiny hands? put your wrist at your chin, your fingers should roughly reach the top of your head. anatomy lesson aside, meh. im not sure why hes doing reagan prints anyways, its 2011

  7. enough of these shepard fairey updates. the guy is totally irrelevant at this point.

  8. He’s doing anti-Reagan prints because Obama is basically Carter.

  9. How disappointing on so many levels.

  10. i love how he slants campaign reform to being a repub problem as if to suggest dems arent just as dirty.

  11. I’m over the urges of possessing obey prints. My respects for all the work they do. Just seems really trendy, expensive too. Considering you can buy better imagery at less cost; and support other artist. Maybe next series??

  12. I hate this guy’s regurgitated garbage anyway, but I’ll never understand why artists get into the political game. They automatically alienate half of the population.

  13. Maybe its really windy?
    That’s why his face looks like it’s being smeared to the right! AND something must have blow into his hand really hard and made it swell up to like twice the normal size! Yeah, thats it!

    I’ts Mourning at OBEY

  14. Funniest comment out of all the hater posts is that this is over priced. Yeah right! He is one of the best street artists ever and he sells them cheaper than most.

  15. Blah.

    Yet another half-assed political piece.

  16. I’m by no means a Shep fanboy but the guy is still an innovator…artists, like life, have lulls…I’m sure he’ll be back at some point….maybe he needs to start getting his hands dirty again? Dunno…but it’s better to burn out than to fade away I suppose ;)

  17. What has he innovated in the past 3 years?

  18. It’s too expensive for it’s simplicity, in my opinion. You are just paying for obey name. Like most comments made here; maybe try harder to please buyers. At this point and time- it doesn’t matter to him. The man is set for life. Same old, same old.

  19. We can talk all we want, fact is, the kid is in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.

  20. Not a kid anymore, a man. I also back him up; just don’t wanna buy all his prints cause they rep. Obey. Ok- goodbye.

  21. Not a kid anymore, a man. I also back him up; just don’t wanna buy all his prints cause they have Obey logo. Ok- goodbye. Support the youth instead kid.

  22. Man, Shep catches a lot of flack considering every single print run is selling out, so somebody is obviously excited to buy them. You can’t bag on a guy for playing to his crowd.

    @Mike His prints are cheap considering his relevant notoriety but its an edition of 500 so when you compare to most smaller artist’s editions which generally don’t brake one hundred, he is in a completely different market. He isn’t selling to print enthusiasts as much as equity collectors…but with an edition of 500 you might as well do 1000 and have Target™ start hocking them. When he does do smaller runs the price tends to shoot through the roof.

    Its all subjective and there is no argument that he his riding this street art wave all the way to the bank, but who wouldn’t if they had the opportunity? And this one, technically speaking, is much stronger than the last one.

  23. Open Illustrator.

    Import jpg.

    Live Trace.

    Voila.

    Brain surgery

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