Shepard Fairey Prevent Police Boredom Art Print 2018
Shepard Fairey Prevent Police Boredom Skateboard Art Print 2018
Signed and Numbered by Shepard Fairey with an edition of only 450.
Size of the poster is 18 x 24 Inches.
This is a Color Silk Screen Print.
"This Prevent Police Boredom print is an updated version of my first 'art' screen print (a print on paper rather than just on a t-shirt) from 1989. Long before I was arrested for street art, I was being hassled and arrested by the cops for skateboarding. I was inspired by the skateboard culture maxim of 'question authority' and Black Flag’s song 'Police Story' and created this image of a kid holding a skateboard being grabbed by a cop. I thought this would be a great image to update for the DIY skateboard show at Subliminal Projects because the first versions I made of Prevent Police Boredom for a sticker and a t-shirt included the text 'Prevent police boredom… skateboard' in Old English, but my art teacher told me to leave the text off of the print on paper. I now have a poster version of the art which includes that essential text and I made 25 versions with different hand-stenciled backgrounds with my tributes to classic 80’s skate and punk iconography. Each of the stenciled versions has unique embellishment." – Shepard Fairey
The poster is Mint Condition and Stored Flat.