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Legion Paper Congratulates Artist Shepard Fairey on National Gallery Showing of Obama Poster

Shepard Fairey, Obama Hope, 2008 Stencil, collage, and acrylic on Coventry Rag Vellum 320gsm paper, 60 X 44 Shepard Fairey/

Las Vegas, PMA -- Legion Paper congratulates Shepard Fairey on the acquisition by The National Gallery of Obama Hope, 2008. The artist chose Coventry Rag on which to produce the original artwork.

Obama Hope, 2008 was created using Stencil, Acrylic and Collage on Coventry Rag 320gsm, 60x44.

Legion Paper is happy to have provided the paper for what has become one of the first iconic images of the 21st century.

Coventry Rag was created in 1978 by Michael Ginsburg, President of Legion Paper.

In the following three decades, Coventry has become one of the most popular multi-purpose 100% cotton papers available in the United States.

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Legion Paper is the largest worldwide distributor of Fine Art, Museum Board, Decorative and Digital Art Papers in North America, stocking over 3500 papers from over 50 mills worldwide.