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Shoutout from Bernie!

obeygiant.com February 10, 2016
Shoutout from Bernie!

Congratulations to Bernie Sanders on winning the New Hampshire primary! It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Bernie and his campaign. The Red Hot Chili... [Read more]

Slogan Art

woostercollective.com February  9, 2016
Slogan Art

Irish writer and filmmaker Rockatansky grabs us with his slogan art, creating formal epigrams, slogans and commentary. His work (and writing) is about... [Read more]

“Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk” Two...

obeygiant.com February  6, 2016
“Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk” Two Part Exhibition!

Excited to be a part of “Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the Birth of Punk” two-part exhibition! Check out the New York Times article on the show HERE!... [Read more]

OBEY x Jamie Reid

obeygiant.com February  4, 2016
OBEY x Jamie Reid

The Sex Pistols changed my life. When I was a 14-year-old skateboarder, a friend played me “Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols,” and that moment... [Read more]

LAST CHANCE TO SEE STEVE KEENE’S “MODULAR SYNTHESIS”

obeygiant.com February  4, 2016
LAST CHANCE TO SEE STEVE KEENE’S “MODULAR SYNTHESIS”

Steve Keene’s “Modular Synthesis” closes Saturday, February 13 at Subliminal Projects! This is your last chance to see Keene’s debut Tattooed Plywood... [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]

STEVE KEENE’S MODULAR SYNTHESIS UP UNTIL FEB. 13

obeygiant.com January 20, 2016
STEVE KEENE’S MODULAR SYNTHESIS UP UNTIL FEB. 13

See pictures from Steve Keene’s “Modular Synthesis” which opened this past Saturday, Jan. 16 at Subliminal Projects. The show features Keene’s... [Read more]

Neo-Victorian Maximalism Exhibition by Fiftyseven AKA...

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk January 19, 2016
Neo-Victorian Maximalism Exhibition by Fiftyseven AKA Steve Mitchell

‘Neo-Victorian Maximalism’ is the first solo show from Fiftyseven, the pseudonym of London based illustrator, typographer and graphic designer Steve... [Read more]

Dot Dot Dot New Pieces in Oslo, Norway

streetartnews.net January 19, 2016
Dot Dot Dot New Pieces in Oslo, Norway

It’s been few months since we’ve seen DotDotDot‘s last large mural painted in Stavanger for Nuart 2015, and he recently released a new series of works from... [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]

Steve Keene’s Modular Synthesis Opens Saturday!

obeygiant.com January 14, 2016
Steve Keene’s Modular Synthesis Opens Saturday!

Steve Keene’s opening of MODULAR SYNTHESIS at Subliminal Projects is right around the corner. Be sure to [email protected] to ensure entry!... [Read more]

Progress Photos: PaperMonster “From Experience” Painting

papermonster.wordpress.com January 12, 2016
Progress Photos: PaperMonster “From Experience” Painting

 Each one of my paintings starts off with a simple idea followed by a more detailed sketch You can read more in my Stencil Art Tutorial (HERE). For my “From... [Read more]

David Bowie: Sound and Vision

obeygiant.com January 11, 2016
David Bowie: Sound and Vision

“And I’m floating in a most peculiar way And the stars look very different today” I am floating in a daze of disbelief after hearing the news that David... [Read more]

Shepard on Steve keene’s Modular Synthesis – opening at...

obeygiant.com December 30, 2015
Shepard on Steve keene’s Modular Synthesis – opening at Subliminal Projects 1/16

When I first discovered the work of Steve Keene in the 90’s I was fascinated by his process of working quickly to create multiple versions of paintings that... [Read more]

Modular Synthesis opens at Subliminal Projects Jan. 16!

obeygiant.com December 28, 2015
Modular Synthesis opens at Subliminal Projects Jan. 16!

SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS in collaboration with Daniel Efram presents Modular Synthesis, the solo exhibition and Los Angeles-debut of artist Steve Keene’s Tattooed... [Read more]

Progress Photos: PaperMonster Boba Fett Drawing

papermonster.wordpress.com December 25, 2015
Progress Photos: PaperMonster Boba Fett Drawing

Last up we have the legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett. For this Star Wars character I wanted to stay in line with the Darth Vader concept (HERE). Boba Fett... [Read more]

Strummerville A Go-Go #002 now available!

obeygiant.com December 14, 2015
Strummerville A Go-Go #002 now available!

The Joe Strummer Foundation has released its second fundraising album, “Strummerville A Go-Go #002,” containing 15 donated tracks by a great selection of... [Read more]

Strummerville A Go-Go #002 now available!

obeygiant.com December 14, 2015
Strummerville A Go-Go #002 now available!

The Joe Strummer Foundation has released its second fundraising album, “Strummerville A Go-Go #002,” containing 15 donated tracks by a great selection of... [Read more]

A closer look at the Amazon Street Art Project

blog.vandalog.com December 11, 2015
A closer look at the Amazon Street Art Project

This week, Amazon launched the Amazon Street Art Project, which features new limited edition artwork from stikman, Faith47, AIKO, Gaia, Logan Hicks, Ganzeer,... [Read more]

Sky High with French Artist Gregos

hookedblog.co.uk December 10, 2015
Sky High with French Artist Gregos

French street artist Gregos made a return to London this week to install some new cultural street art works. We last caught up with the Parisian based artist... [Read more]

PaperMonster : Stencil Art Tutorial “The Evolution of a...

papermonster.wordpress.com December  8, 2015
PaperMonster : Stencil Art Tutorial “The Evolution of a Painting”

 I wanted to share another quick tutorial. It is about the evolution of a painting. As the years pass and we create new paintings we begin to develop a... [Read more]

PaperMonster Stencil Art Tutorial

papermonster.wordpress.com November 30, 2015
PaperMonster Stencil Art Tutorial

Below is a quick and simple tutorial on how to make a stencil and develop a painting. Leave a comment below if you would like to see more or with any... [Read more]

You Dig Raps? (Part One) / Combat Divers (Scotty Hard Remix)

kidacne.com November 30, 2015
You Dig Raps? (Part One) / Combat Divers (Scotty Hard Remix)

Hot on the heels of our recent LOW BUDGET/HIGH CONCEPT 10″ EP, MONGRELS (Kid Acne titled YOU DIG RAPS? (Part One). For this very special release we welcome... [Read more]

The Rammellzee - Cosmic Flush - Exhibition

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk November 24, 2015
The Rammellzee - Cosmic Flush - Exhibition

Rammellzee passed away in 2010, but before he left us he recorded his magnum opus, Cosmic Flush with producer Jonah Mociun. Unreleased, eight years have... [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]

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]

Helping people is complicated, especially if you’re a...

blog.vandalog.com November 19, 2015
Helping people is complicated, especially if you’re a famous street artist or an art collector

28 Millimeters, Women Are Heroes. Action in Kibera Slum, General View, Kenya, 2009. Photo by JR. Helping people is difficult. Recently, I heard a... [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]

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]

KK Outlet's Meal Ticket: Speaker Update‏

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk November 17, 2015
KK Outlet's Meal Ticket: Speaker Update‏

Meal Ticket returns this Wednesday and KK Outlet have an updated speaker line up to share with you.They are super happy to announce that they'll be joined by... [Read more]

Carl Cashman Paints A New Mural With Stuart Sale on Bondi...

streetartnews.net November  4, 2015
Carl Cashman Paints A New Mural With Stuart Sale on Bondi Beach in Sydney

Carl Cashman recently spent few weeks downunder, getting ready for his upcoming show @ Gauntlet gallery in SF. During his stay, he painted a trippy geo-based... [Read more]

Mustafa Hulusi: Flyposting (Indoors) & A Retrospective Of...

graffoto1.blogspot.com October 26, 2015
Mustafa Hulusi: Flyposting (Indoors) & A Retrospective Of Flyposting (Outdoors)

29 Sep - 30 Oct 2015Cass Bank Gallery59-63 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7PFAll photos: NoLionsInEnglandDid you see it? The best street art exhibition... [Read more]

Materials/ concept test. I had to get out of the studio...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October 21, 2015
Materials/ concept test. I had to get out of the studio this...

Materials/ concept test. I had to get out of the studio this afternoon and just make something. Learned a whole lot from this and plan on taking these ideas... [Read more]

Open Source Project X Philadelphia

obeygiant.com October 12, 2015
Open Source Project X Philadelphia

I was invited by my friend, curator, and frequent collaborator, Pedro Alonzo to be part of the Open Source project he put together with the Philadelphia... [Read more]

Elian paints a new mural in Brussels for Nuit Blanche

streetartnews.net October 11, 2015
Elian paints a new mural in Brussels for Nuit Blanche

Brussels recently hosted their Nuit Blanche and our friend Elian Chali was invited to paint a mural for the event.  Coordinated by Energy Cities, the... [Read more]

Aux Tableaux Residency Project in Marseille, France

hookedblog.co.uk October  9, 2015
Aux Tableaux Residency Project in Marseille, France

Any excuse to travel is always good for us and on this occasion we found ourselves in the South of France and for the first time in the city of Marseille.... [Read more]

While moving stuff into my basement I came across our...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com October  8, 2015
While moving stuff into my basement I came across our wedding...

While moving stuff into my basement I came across our wedding album. As my anniversary was yesterday I thought I would share this as a #tbt . We held our... [Read more]

New Interview with Fast Co.

obeygiant.com October  7, 2015
New Interview with Fast Co.

Check out Shepard’s new interview with Fast Company on Art, Advertising, and Propaganda below. POST-“HOPE” POSTER: SHEPARD FAIREY ON ART, ADVERTISING,... [Read more]

New Print by Ernesto Yerena

obeygiant.com October  6, 2015
New Print by Ernesto Yerena

My friend, sometimes collaborator, and sometimes co-worker, Ernesto Yerena is releasing a new print in the style of his ongoing Day of the Dead skull series.... [Read more]

Taking on Abuse of Power and Political Corruption in ‘On...

obeygiant.com October  2, 2015
Taking on Abuse of Power and Political Corruption in ‘On Our Hands’

“On Our Hands” is currently on view at Jacob Lewis Gallery in NYC. In case you missed it, check out Shepard’s in depth explanation of his new body of work... [Read more]

Lonac paints "Xenophora" a new photo realistic mural in...

streetartnews.net September 30, 2015
Lonac paints "Xenophora" a new photo realistic mural in Zagreb, Croatia

Only few weeks after finishing his latest mural in Bosnia, Croatian artist Lonac just revealed another photo realistic beauty in his hometown of Zagreb.... [Read more]

New Album out now

marklyken.com September 27, 2015
New Album out now

Emma and I have a small amount of the Deluxe Box #‎MirrorLands‬ album available directly from our bandcamp. These are both beautifully packaged releases from... [Read more]

New Album out now

lykenlove.wordpress.com September 27, 2015
New Album out now

Emma and I have a small amount of the Deluxe Box #‎MirrorLands‬ album available directly from our bandcamp. These are both beautifully packaged releases from... [Read more]

Future album cover. At #stormkingartcenter with the boys’...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com September 27, 2015
Future album cover. At #stormkingartcenter with the boys’...

Future album cover. At #stormkingartcenter with the boys’ cousin. [Read more]

Shepard Fairey Talks Music and Art

obeygiant.com September 22, 2015
Shepard Fairey Talks Music and Art

Shepard spoke with Sotheby’s about the inspiration behind “Rock Style,” opening today in London. The exhibit, curated by Tommy Hilfiger and Jeffrey Deitch,... [Read more]

Kai & Sunny – Album cover for ‘Evangelist’ by Gavin Clark...

blog.stolenspace.com September 22, 2015
Kai & Sunny – Album cover for ‘Evangelist’ by Gavin Clark & TOYDRUM

Kai Evangelist’, the new Album by Gavin Clark TOYDRUM. Having worked closely with Shane Meadows throughout his career, these latest tracks from Gavin Clark... [Read more]

Recap: “On Our Hands” Opening

obeygiant.com September 21, 2015
Recap: “On Our Hands” Opening

Thank you to everyone who made it out to the opening of “On Our Hands” at Jacob Lewis Gallery last week! Check out this album from the show and opening... [Read more]

The Great Indoors

lykenlove.wordpress.com September  7, 2015
The Great Indoors

So it’s now early September and Emma and I are just back from taking a week out from our current projects to rehearse and install our “The Terrestrial Sea”... [Read more]

Fantasy Rap lll

kidacne.com February  9, 2016

MONGRELS are (MC) Kid Acne and (DJ) Benjamin. FANTASY RAP lll is a tribute to REQ, inspired by FANTASY ROC / SUBCULTURE (Skint 14). Taken from the current... [Read more]

“Whale Song”, their forthcoming single of their soon...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February  6, 2016

A video posted by @elbowtoe on Feb 6, 2016 at 8:48am PST “Whale Song”, their forthcoming single of their soon to be release album “Waaaahahaaaaa”.... [Read more]