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Ramones Photo Exhibit X Los Angeles

obeygiant.com May  2, 2016
Ramones Photo Exhibit X Los Angeles

THIS WEEK ONLY: To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ramones debut album, the Morrison Hotel Gallery at the Sunset Marquis Hotel is hosting an exhibit... [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]

Latest Future Tongue Interview Feat. Shepard

obeygiant.com March 18, 2016
Latest Future Tongue Interview Feat. Shepard

Check out the latest Future Tongue interview featuring Shepard, below: Shepard Fairey Echo Park, Los Angeles Shepard Fairey and his team have been... [Read more]

John Fekner on Blu, Bologna, and the nature of street art

blog.vandalog.com March 18, 2016
John Fekner on Blu, Bologna, and the nature of street art

Once the site of a mural by Blu in Bologna, now buffed by Blu and his team. Photo from blublu.org. Last week, we covered Blu‘s protest in Bologna, where... [Read more]

“Out Of Line” opens at Subliminal Projects 4/9

obeygiant.com March 15, 2016
“Out Of Line” opens at Subliminal Projects 4/9

Shepard’s gallery, Subliminal Projects, is pleased to present “Out Of Line,” an exhibition featuring work by Aaron Li-Hill, Guno Park, Mark Powell, and Von.... [Read more]

Unless you code, this will make no sense. I am tweaking...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com March 11, 2016
Unless you code, this will make no sense. I am tweaking my...

Unless you code, this will make no sense. I am tweaking my registration system for my interactive art site. I am salting and hashing some variables for... [Read more]

Giveaway - Nychos Special Edition Ultimate Ears Speaker‏

hookedblog.co.uk March  7, 2016
Giveaway - Nychos Special Edition Ultimate Ears Speaker‏

Just before we left the country for the Marrakech Biennale last week (more on that soon), this package landed on our desk containing the recently released... [Read more]

Recap: Printed Matters opening at Galo Gallery, Italy!

obeygiant.com March  5, 2016
Recap: Printed Matters opening at Galo Gallery, Italy!

Check out the shots from the opening of Printed Matters at Galo Gallery in Torino, Italy last week. The show features a selection of works in varying mediums... [Read more]

“George Fest” DVD and Album Available Now

obeygiant.com February 27, 2016
“George Fest” DVD and Album Available Now

If you’re a fan of George Harrison, be sure to check out the impressive album and DVD “George Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music of George Harrison,”... [Read more]

PaperMonster is on Patreon!!

papermonster.wordpress.com February 25, 2016
PaperMonster is on Patreon!!

 I am excited to share that PaperMonster has joined Patreon. Patreon is a site where you can become a patron and donate monthly to support your favorite... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey X Jamie Reid Prints Avail. 3/1

obeygiant.com February 24, 2016
Shepard Fairey X Jamie Reid Prints Avail. 3/1

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]

PRINTED MATTERS OPENS 2/26 at Galo Gallery – Torino, Italy

obeygiant.com February 17, 2016
PRINTED MATTERS OPENS 2/26 at Galo Gallery – Torino, Italy

ATTENTION TORINO, ITALY: Shepard’s solo show, PRINTED MATTERS, opens this Friday, Feb. 26!  The show features a selection of works, including fine art... [Read more]

The first Smiths album I ever owned, and because if that...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February 16, 2016
The first Smiths album I ever owned, and because if that my...

The first Smiths album I ever owned, and because if that my favorite. Working late into the night trying to wrap this f*cking game up. I have relearned... [Read more]

MODULAR SYNTHESIS CLOSING RECEPTION 2/13

obeygiant.com February 11, 2016
MODULAR SYNTHESIS CLOSING RECEPTION 2/13

Subliminal Projects is hosting a closing reception for MODULAR SYNTHESIS this Saturday, February 13th from 12 – 6pm! A variety of never-before-seen pieces... [Read more]

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]

FULL MOON / HALF MOON

kidacne.com May  2, 2016

“Dwelling in the underground tunnels /  Every once in a while rock a rhyme for your lug holes”    Yes People. It’s the return of your favourite... [Read more]

Martin Creed Portrait Film by Free Humanity

vimeo.com April 29, 2016

Martin Creed Oil Painting Portrait lit on fire in sow motion while Martin Creeds Song "Mind Trap" plays Conceptual art, sometimes simply called... [Read more]

“Life Is A State Of Mind” by Boa Mistura in Lodz, Poland

streetartnews.net April 21, 2016

Boa Mistura recently travelled to Lodz in Poland for the Lodz Mural Project curated by our friend Michał Bieżyński. The piece entitled “Life Is A State Of... [Read more]

Only In Dreams

iammorley.squarespace.com April  4, 2016

I have a very vivid memory of being 12 years old and laying on my bedroom floor in Iowa and listening to "Only In Dreams" by the band Weezer. It was that... [Read more]

SatOne presents “Key Stimulus” at Openspace Gallery in Paris

streetartnews.net March 29, 2016

This Saturday opens Key Stimulus, German painter and muralist Rafael Gerlach a.k.a. Satone first solo show in France at Openspace gallery in Paris. Key... [Read more]

“Cuerpo de Adaptación – Ensayo de Proceso Inverso” by...

streetartnews.net March  8, 2016

Like all historical neighborhood of all cities in the world, the walls of buildings, are a great test of the time passing by, and historical reflection.... [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]