"We the People Are Greater than Fear," 2016-2017

Summary

This poster was created by Shepard Fairey in response to the election of Donald Trump as US president. The diverse range of people depicted in the "We the People" series are aesthetically similar to Fairey's Barack Obama "Hope" poster. These images appeared on the back page of The Washington Post on inauguration day and were carried as signs at protests.

This poster was created by Shepard Fairey in response to the election of Donald Trump as US president. The diverse range of people depicted in the "We the People" series are aesthetically similar to Fairey's Barack Obama "Hope" poster. These images appeared on the back page of The Washington Post on inauguration day and were carried as signs at protests.

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

2016-2017

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2017.115.3

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Kristen Gallerneaux Brooks.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Colored ink

Technique

Offset printing

Color

Red
White (Color)
Blue
Black (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 35.875 in

Width: 23.938 in

Inscriptions

on front: WE THE PEOPLE / ARE GREATER THAN FEAR

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