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Student loans, probably something worth fretting over

blog.vandalog.com May 18, 2016
Student loans, probably something worth fretting over

Don’t Fret has a graduation gift for the class of 2016: A reminder of the crushing debt that will likely follow many of them for decades. Don’t Fret’s latest... [Read more]

AMERICAN CIVICS: SHEPARD FAIREY X JIM MARSHALL ESTATE

obeygiant.com May 13, 2016
AMERICAN CIVICS: SHEPARD FAIREY X JIM MARSHALL ESTATE

The first-ever collaboration between Shepard and the estate of legendary photographer Jim Marshall, American Civics, debuts this month!  Shepard is... [Read more]

COMING SOON – AMERICAN CIVICS: SHEPARD FAIREY X JIM...

obeygiant.com May  6, 2016
COMING SOON – AMERICAN CIVICS: SHEPARD FAIREY X JIM MARSHALL ESTATE

The first-ever collaboration between Shepard and the estate of legendary photographer Jim Marshall, American Civics, debuts this month!  Shepard is... [Read more]

Montreal's MURAL Festival 2016 Edition

hookedblog.co.uk May  6, 2016
Montreal's MURAL Festival 2016 Edition

Montreal, Cananda — Last summer saw us here at Hookedblog taking to the skies and hitting North America for a #HookedblogonTour adventure. Following a short... [Read more]

King Khan’s new 7” “American Goddamn” is AVAILABLE NOW –...

obeygiant.com April 23, 2016
King Khan’s new 7” “American Goddamn” is AVAILABLE NOW – NEW PICS!

“I’m a big fan of King Khan’s garage funk; it’s trippy, rockin’, and completely infectious. King Khan and I talked about collaborating and ‘America Goddamn’... [Read more]

ASK PRESIDENT OBAMA TO GRANT CLEMENCY FOR LEONARD PELTIER...

obeygiant.com April 18, 2016
ASK PRESIDENT OBAMA TO GRANT CLEMENCY FOR LEONARD PELTIER TODAY!

I have worked with a few Native American rights and advocacy groups over the years to combat, and raise awareness about; the pervasive injustice Native... [Read more]

BERNIE 2016: ART OF POLITICAL REVOLUTION OPENS IN NYC 4/16!

obeygiant.com April 13, 2016
BERNIE 2016: ART OF POLITICAL REVOLUTION OPENS IN NYC 4/16!

“You have my promise that as President, I will be an arts President. I will continue to advocate strongly for robust funding of the arts in our cities,... [Read more]

TOMAS YOUNG’S WAR – BOOK RELEASE

obeygiant.com April 12, 2016
TOMAS YOUNG’S WAR – BOOK RELEASE

Today is the release of “Tomas Young’s War,” a book about the incredibly powerful journey of soldier-turned-antiwar activist Tomas Young. Young was an... [Read more]

French Street Artist Invader installs new 8-Bit Mosaic,...

hookedblog.co.uk March 31, 2016
French Street Artist Invader installs new 8-Bit Mosaic, kicking off the ninth invasion of London,UK

London — There was excitement yesterday among the London street art community as news and images began appearing online hinting at a visit from the elusive... [Read more]

Cesar Chavez Day

obeygiant.com March 31, 2016
Cesar Chavez Day

Today is Cesar Chavez Day.  I think about Cesar Chavez daily because my studio is on the part of Sunset that turns into Cesar Chavez Boulevard in Echo Park.... [Read more]

ONE MORE THAN FOUR

lykenlove.wordpress.com March  8, 2016
ONE MORE THAN FOUR

I’m writing this post a week into a five week “Cryptic” research residency at Cove Park, a creative retreat overlooking Loch Long in Argyll and Bute. It... [Read more]

ELLE Street Art Murals in East London

hookedblog.co.uk February 28, 2016
ELLE Street Art Murals in East London

American street artist Elle based out of Brooklyn was in London recently on a quick visit before heading off to Cuba. She was one of a number of artists... [Read more]

Interview: Education & Precaution Can Help End Gun Violence

obeygiant.com February 26, 2016
Interview: Education & Precaution Can Help End Gun Violence

Check out the latest “You Can Do Something About It” interview feat. Shepard on the topic of gun violence in America. Read the article via Maria Shaver,... [Read more]

Hanksy’s (bowel) movement trolls Trump

blog.vandalog.com February 20, 2016
Hanksy’s (bowel) movement trolls Trump

Hanksy outside of a polling place in South Carolina. Photo courtesy of Hanksy. Today is the South Carolina Republican primary. So, of course, the... [Read more]

BERNIE SANDERS SHIRTS AVAILABLE NOW!

obeygiant.com February 17, 2016
BERNIE SANDERS SHIRTS AVAILABLE NOW!

Bernie Sanders is the real deal and I feel it’s important for me to voice my support for his bid for President. I think he’s the candidate who will look out... [Read more]

LESS THAN 24 HOURS LEFT TO PURCHASE “WHERE TO INVADE...

obeygiant.com February 12, 2016
LESS THAN 24 HOURS LEFT TO PURCHASE “WHERE TO INVADE NEXT” SCREEN PRINT!

Michael Moore’s new film, “Where To Invade Next,” releases nationwide tomorrow. To coincide with the film, Shepard has created a screen print offered... [Read more]

Where to Invade Next Poster Release

obeygiant.com February  9, 2016
Where to Invade Next  Poster Release

Shepard designed the poster for Michael Moore’s new film Where to Invade Next, which releases nationwide this Friday, February 12. The poster is available... [Read more]

SHEPARD SUPPORTS BERNIE SANDERS, CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM

obeygiant.com February  5, 2016
SHEPARD SUPPORTS BERNIE SANDERS, CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM

Check out the following article by Clark Mindock, via International Business Times, on why Shepard supports Bernie Sanders and the necessity of campaign... [Read more]

Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears

obeygiant.com February  2, 2016
Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears

PBS is airing a documentary by my friend Antonino D’Ambrosio based on his book “A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears,” the... [Read more]

Anti-Immigration: Emotion Vs. Fact

obeygiant.com February  1, 2016
Anti-Immigration: Emotion Vs. Fact

Immigration is a hot-button issue, but I feel that much of the anti-immigration sentiment is driven by emotion more than fact. In this Zeitguide piece, Brad... [Read more]

KAWS first UK museum show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk January 28, 2016
KAWS first UK museum show at Yorkshire Sculpture Park

KAWS, one of street art’s favourite artists, who has previously collaborated with Pharrell, Kate Moss and Kanye West, is about to open his first-ever UK... [Read more]

America’s Savings Print Release

obeygiant.com January 21, 2016
America’s Savings Print Release

America’s Savings is the next in my series of images about the need to overhaul the American campaign finance system. End corruption, get money out of... [Read more]

Hookedblog's Best of 2015 — Street Art Videos

hookedblog.co.uk January 17, 2016
Hookedblog's Best of 2015 — Street Art Videos

The last two years have seen us here at Hookedblog compile a collection of beautifully shot street art films and time lapses videos that we have featured /... [Read more]

Hula in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand

streetartnews.net December 20, 2015
Hula in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand

While we last heard from him in sunny Florida a few days ago, Hula aka Sean Yoro is now in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand where he was invited by the good lads... [Read more]

Theorem Art in Williamsburg, VA

stencilarchive.org December 10, 2015
Theorem Art in Williamsburg, VA

Historical Item In the Galleries Colonial Williamsburg presents theorem art at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art MuseumBy HOLLY PRESTIDGE Richmond... [Read more]

REJECT FASCISM IN AMERICA: PETITION DONALD TRUMP NOW!

obeygiant.com December  8, 2015
REJECT FASCISM IN AMERICA: PETITION DONALD TRUMP NOW!

There are millions of peaceful Muslims in America and around the world who deplore Islamic extremist violence as much as Christians deplore Christian... [Read more]

REJECT FASCISM IN AMERICA: PETITION DONALD TRUMP NOW!

obeygiant.com December  8, 2015
REJECT FASCISM IN AMERICA: PETITION DONALD TRUMP NOW!

There are millions of peaceful Muslims in America and around the world who deplore Islamic extremist violence as much as Christians deplore Christian... [Read more]

X-Mas Special - Where it all began for Kate Moss

5piecesgallery.blogspot.com December  7, 2015
X-Mas Special - Where it all began for Kate Moss

The photographer, Kate Garner, who was already known as part of the new-wave pop project Haysi Fantayzee, spotted Kate Moss early in 1989 amongst the... [Read more]

Shepard on Paris, Politics, and Activism via Forbes

obeygiant.com December  7, 2015
Shepard on Paris, Politics, and Activism via Forbes

Shepard spoke with Forbes while installing his latest Earth Crisis Globe at the Eiffel Tower and discussed politics, environmental activism, and what’s in... [Read more]

Shepard on Paris, Politics, and Activism via Forbes

obeygiant.com December  7, 2015
Shepard on Paris, Politics, and Activism via Forbes

Shepard spoke with Forbes while installing his latest Earth Crisis Globe at the Eiffel Tower and discussed politics, environmental activism, and what’s in... [Read more]

The Hula blends water and street art in Florida

streetartnews.net December  1, 2015
The Hula blends water and street art in Florida

Sean Yoro aka The Hula just finished working on a brand new piece somewhere in West Palm Beach, Florida. Inspired by being confined into our own boxes, the... [Read more]

Saying goodbye to Vandalog contributor Laura Patricia Calle

blog.vandalog.com November 28, 2015
Saying goodbye to Vandalog contributor Laura Patricia Calle

This week, we at Vandalog lost a friend and colleague, as well as one of the most promising (and already accomplished) public art advocates in the United... [Read more]

PHILADELPHIA MURAL ARTS MURAL DEDICATION DEC. 1

obeygiant.com November 23, 2015
PHILADELPHIA MURAL ARTS MURAL DEDICATION DEC. 1

Join the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and the Friends Center as they celebrate two new murals created by Shepard this fall as part of Open Source,... [Read more]

PARIS // COP21: SHEPARD REVEALS EARTH CRISIS GLOBE,...

obeygiant.com November 20, 2015
PARIS // COP21: SHEPARD REVEALS EARTH CRISIS GLOBE, LOCATED IN THE CENTER OF THE EIFFEL TOWER

Shepard unveils his latest work “Earth Crisis:” a giant sphere suspended between the first and second floor of the Eiffel Tower, a call to action to address... [Read more]

Street Art or Fine Art?

obeygiant.com November 17, 2015
Street Art or Fine Art?

Check out today’s article by artnet focusing on Shepard’s involvement in both street art, fine art, and his transgressive vision which enables navigation of... [Read more]

“Vintage” by Bip in Oakland, California

streetartnews.net May 18, 2016

While we last heard from him in San Francisco last year, Bip is back in action with “Vintage”, a new street art piece that just appeared on the streets of... [Read more]

Preview: Ian Strange “Suburban” Exhibition – New York City

streetartnews.net May 15, 2016

Standard Practice Gallery is proud to present the American premiere of Australian-artist Ian Strange’s acclaimed exhibition SUBURBAN in a pop-up exhibition... [Read more]

E. Lee in Shoreditch, London

streetartnews.net May 10, 2016

Chicago based American artist E. Lee has been making his way through Europe and recently finished this untitled piece in Shoreditch London. The mural... [Read more]

“Desert Rose” by El Mac In Mesa, Arizona

streetartnews.net May  2, 2016

El Mac recently finished working on a new mural commissioned by the Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum in Mesa (east Phoenix), Arizona. The image is based on... [Read more]

Preview: “Between The Lines” @ The Mine Dubai

streetartnews.net May  1, 2016

Later this month, an exciting group exhibition entitled “Between The Lines” will be opening in Dubai, United Arab Emirates at The Mine Gallery. Curated by... [Read more]

Case & 2Alas collaborate in Wynwood, Miami

streetartnews.net April 15, 2016

Boom! A stunning collaboration just appeared on the streets of Miami with 2Alas and Case Ma’Claim. Painting for the Little Haiti Project in Wynwood, the... [Read more]

The Crystal Ship: Zio Ziegler in Oostende, Belgium

streetartnews.net April  5, 2016

Zio Ziegler has landed on planet Belgium where he was invited by the good lads from the Crystal Ship to beautify the streets of Oostende. Known For His... [Read more]

Studio Visit: Andrew Schoultz

streetartnews.net April  4, 2016

A couple weeks back I headed over to Andrew Schoultz‘s Downtown Los Angeles studio for a little studio visit to have a quick look-see at this newest body of... [Read more]

POW! WOW! Hawaii: Hebru Brantley in Honolulu

streetartnews.net March  3, 2016

We continue our comprehensive coverage of POW! WOW! Hawaii 2016 with the legend from Chicago known as Hebru Brantley. After taking over the streets of his... [Read more]

POW! WOW! Hawaii: Hula in Honolulu

streetartnews.net March  2, 2016

Hula is also in Hawaii for POW! WOW! 2016 where he was invited to create a new piece on the streets of Honolulu. Hula travels the world creating paintings... [Read more]

POW! WOW! Hawaii: Kevin Lyons in Honolulu

streetartnews.net March  2, 2016

Kevin Lyons is a creative director, designer, illustrator and typographer who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Most recently, Lyons was a Partner and... [Read more]

POW! WOW! Hawaii: Audrey Kawasaki in Honolulu

streetartnews.net February 25, 2016

While you discovered some progress images a few days ago, Audrey Kawasaki has now finished working on her first outdoor mural in Honolulu. In town for POW!... [Read more]

POW! WOW! Hawaii: Alex “Defer” Kizu in Honolulu

streetartnews.net February 22, 2016

Alex “Defer” Kizu is one of the premier OG West Coast graffiti writers that has been pushing for years his unique style in both the streets and galleries.... [Read more]

A Lawyer Talks about Copyrights in Street Art

stencilarchive.org January 23, 2016

Legal Information 6 Things You Must Know About Copyrights in Street ArtMegan Ralstin for Art Law JournalArtist’s rights in their street art, whether... [Read more]

Video: "The Unexpected" Street Art Festival in Fort...

streetartnews.net November 23, 2015

Here comes the latest video recap of The Unexpected Street Art Festival, organized by 64.6 Downtown and curated by JUSTKIDS, which happened September... [Read more]