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Artist biographies, art world news, specific work highlights, genre discussions, investment advice and more. It’s all here on Edward Kurstak Gallery’s blog. Read today to discover the latest trends, history and more.

Seven Pieces from Edward Kurstak to Purchase at Sale Prices Now

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It's no secret that beginning a private collection of artwork isn't an exactly inexpensive task. While owning art and being able to display it in your home can be rewarding from a purely aesthetic point of view, any piece of art should also be seen as an investment first and foremost. There's no guarantee that the value of any piece of artwork you obtain for inclusion in your private collection will appreciate in...

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Shepard Fairey Biography

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Shepard Fairey’s artwork encompasses graphic design, illustration, pop art and street art, with a heavy emphasis on social activism and societal critique. Fairey is perhaps best known for his “Hope” campaign, a series of posters that portray then-presidential candidate Barack Obama in a portrait setting in an iconic vector-graphic style featuring red, beige and multiple shades of blue, along with the word “HOPE,” “PROGRESS,” “CHANGE.” These posters, inspired by Social...

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