Obey Flower (Giant Star Peace) Stencil Collage on Paper
From The Giant: The Definitive Obey Giant Site
Name: Obey Flower (Giant Star Peace) Stencil Collage on Paper
Description: Sprayed stencil over mixed media on paper
Provenance: Private Commission (1), Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery (1)
The Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery provenance piece was featured in the October 25, 2008 Saturday at Phillips auction and had a pre-sale estimate of $4000-$6000. It sold for $7000 + 25% buyer's premium to a floor bidder after 12 bids were made, becoming the first Obey Giant fine art piece to sell through a major auction house. Also referred to as Obey Flower, Star Flower and Giant Star Peace, it is among the first fine art collages created by Shepard Fairey (2005).