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SOMETHING / MADE / DIFFERENT Parades Gallery Matsumoto JP

florenceblanchard.com April 28, 2016
SOMETHING / MADE / DIFFERENT Parades Gallery Matsumoto JP

This Friday is the opening of SOMETHING / MADE / DIFFERENT  a four person exhibition  at Parades gallery in Matsumoto Japan with artwork by Jo Peel, Chris... [Read more]

Abandonment Issues: Small Arms Inspection Building

jermalism.blogspot.fr April 25, 2016
Abandonment Issues: Small Arms Inspection Building

Co-written by Jerm & Ninja IX It has been a while, but we're back with a BANG! Quite literally.We found ourselves on a beautiful Spring morning standing at... [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]

The Grey Revolt: Blu and friends return Bologna’s walls...

blog.vandalog.com March 12, 2016
The Grey Revolt: Blu and friends return Bologna’s walls to the public, with buff

Blu’s work being buffed in Bologna, Italy Fuck the buff! Fuck the theft, love the buff! Because Bologna’s wealthiest citizens and the powers-that-be... [Read more]

Abandonment Issues: Camp 30 (Nazi P.O.W. Camp)

jermalism.blogspot.com February  8, 2016
Abandonment Issues: Camp 30 (Nazi P.O.W. Camp)

Built in the early 1900s, the Camp 30 Nazi Internment Camp in Bowmanville, Ontario, was originally designed and operated as a boys reform school. It is best... [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]

Ben Venom x Obey Clothing Collab.

obeygiant.com December 31, 2015
Ben Venom x Obey Clothing Collab.

Ben Venom is an alchemist… his art transcends the perceived limitations of his materials (old punk and metal tee shirts) and subjects (heavy metal, biker,... [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]

#OBEYARTNIGHT DEC. 15 LOS ANGELES

obeygiant.com December 10, 2015
#OBEYARTNIGHT DEC. 15 LOS ANGELES

Next week, Shepard will be at Youtube Space LA answering questions submitted by fans all over the globe. Send in your questions on twitter using @googleart... [Read more]

#OBEYARTNIGHT DEC. 15 LOS ANGELES

obeygiant.com December 10, 2015
#OBEYARTNIGHT DEC. 15 LOS ANGELES

Next week, Shepard will be at Youtube Space LA answering questions submitted by fans all over the globe. Send in your questions on twitter using @googleart... [Read more]

RECAP: A PRIMITIVE FUTURE AT SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS

obeygiant.com December 10, 2015
RECAP: A PRIMITIVE FUTURE AT SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS

Thank you to everyone who came out for the opening of A Primitive Future at Subliminal Projects last weekend! Opening night was a blast! Check out pictures... [Read more]

RECAP: A PRIMITIVE FUTURE AT SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS

obeygiant.com December  9, 2015
RECAP: A PRIMITIVE FUTURE AT SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS

Thank you to everyone who came out for the opening of A Primitive Future at Subliminal Projects last weekend! Opening night was a blast! Check out pictures... [Read more]

REMINDER: A Primitive Future Opens at Subliminal Projects...

obeygiant.com December  4, 2015
REMINDER: A Primitive Future Opens at Subliminal Projects this Sat. Dec. 5!

Check out this article by Hi-Fructose on Subliminal Projects’ upcoming show, A Primitive Future, opening this Sat. Dec. 5 at 8pm! Be sure to... [Read more]

REMINDER: A Primitive Future Opens at Subliminal Projects...

obeygiant.com December  1, 2015
REMINDER: A Primitive Future Opens at Subliminal Projects this Sat. Dec. 5!

Check out this article by Hi-Fructose on Subliminal Projects’ upcoming show, A Primitive Future, opening this Sat. Dec. 5 at 8pm! Be sure to... [Read more]

“C10H15N”, a new mural by Axel Void in Gainesville, Florida

streetartnews.net December  1, 2015
“C10H15N”, a new mural by Axel Void in Gainesville, Florida

Axel Void was recently invited in Gainesville, where he was given the chance to beautify the local streets with some of his artwork. Gainesville is... [Read more]

REMINDER: A PRIMITIVE FUTURE OPENS AT SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS...

obeygiant.com November 24, 2015
REMINDER: A PRIMITIVE FUTURE OPENS AT SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS DEC. 5

A PRIMITIVE FUTURE features new work by AJ Fosik, Ben Venom, Frohawk Two Feathers, Haroshi, Lucien Shapiro, and Ravi Zupa. The show focuses on the cultural,... [Read more]

A PRIMITIVE FUTURE OPENS AT SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS DEC. 5

obeygiant.com November 18, 2015
A PRIMITIVE FUTURE OPENS AT SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS DEC. 5

SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS is pleased to present A Primitive Future, an exhibition featuring new work by AJ Fosik, Ben Venom, Frohawk Two Feathers, Haroshi, Lucien... [Read more]

A PRIMITIVE FUTURE OPENS AT SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS DEC. 5

obeygiant.com November 18, 2015
A PRIMITIVE FUTURE OPENS AT SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS DEC. 5

SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS is pleased to present A Primitive Future, an exhibition featuring new work by AJ Fosik, Ben Venom, Frohawk Two Feathers, Haroshi, Lucien... [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]

Guido Van Helten unveils a new mural in Minsk, Belarus

streetartnews.net November 17, 2015
Guido Van Helten unveils a new mural in Minsk, Belarus

While we last heard from him in Ukraine a few days ago, Guido Van Helten is now in Belarus where he just wrapped up a fantastic piece of work somewhere on... [Read more]

SPECIAL UNVEILING OF THE JERSEY CITY WAVE MURAL – TODAY!

obeygiant.com October 22, 2015
SPECIAL UNVEILING OF THE JERSEY CITY WAVE MURAL – TODAY!

Attention Jersey City, New York, and tri-state area, to mark the completion of “The Jersey City Wave” mural, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal... [Read more]

SHEPARD BEGINS WORK ON FLAGSHIP MURAL FOR JERSEY CITY

obeygiant.com October 20, 2015
SHEPARD BEGINS WORK ON FLAGSHIP MURAL FOR JERSEY CITY

Hot off the heels of a fantastic trip to Philadelphia, Shepard and his crew traveled next to Jersey City, New Jersey. On the request of Mayor Steven Fulop,... [Read more]

COVERT TO OVERT Signed Book

obeygiant.com September 28, 2015
COVERT TO OVERT Signed Book

My newest book and my first with Rizzoli, COVERT TO OVERT: The Under/Overground Art of Shepard Fairey, comes out tomorrow. I’m very proud of it because I’m... [Read more]

Shepard in conversation with chris stein via Neuehouse

obeygiant.com September 25, 2015
Shepard in conversation with chris stein via Neuehouse

While Shepard was in New York last week for the opening of his show “On Our Hands” at Jacob Lewis Gallery, he sat down with Blondie co-founder Chris Stein at... [Read more]

“She-Studies” by Francisco Reyes Jr.

obeygiant.com September 25, 2015
“She-Studies” by Francisco Reyes Jr.

My friend and co-worker Francisco Reyes Jr. just released a great new set of prints based on his illustrations of female figures. Cisco is influenced by punk... [Read more]

Exhibition opening: Angeles Agrela - Extensions fragility

5piecesgallery.blogspot.com September 16, 2015
Exhibition opening: Angeles Agrela - Extensions fragility

We are pleased to show ten brand new drawings by Spanish artist Angeles Agrela: http://bit.ly/1DXgQ76"This is a new and still ongoing series that I began in... [Read more]

New Interview with BlackBOOK on Art and Corruption

obeygiant.com September 15, 2015
New Interview with BlackBOOK on Art and Corruption

Check out this interview I did with BlackBook on art and power abuse, and the upcoming show at Jacob Lewis Gallery in New York. The show opens this... [Read more]

The Great Indoors

marklyken.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]

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]

hyperallergic: TOLEDO, Ohio — Rocco DePietro and Gloria...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com August 28, 2015
hyperallergic:

TOLEDO, Ohio — Rocco DePietro and Gloria...

hyperallergic: TOLEDO, Ohio — Rocco DePietro and Gloria Pritschet characterize the massive group show they curated for Gallery Project, Wish List, as a... [Read more]

Live Talks Los Angeles presents an Evening with Shepard...

obeygiant.com August 27, 2015
Live Talks Los Angeles presents an Evening with Shepard Fairey

Live Talks Los Angeles presents an Evening with Shepard Fairey, in conversation with Moby, Tuesday, October 6th at 8pm. The evening shares a title with his... [Read more]

Dismaland - Banksy in Weston Super Mare

graffoto1.blogspot.fr August 22, 2015
Dismaland - Banksy in Weston Super Mare

Weston-super-Mare22nd August – 27th September 2015 All photos: NoLionsInEnglandIt has been a while, street art has been mired in the doldrums. There has... [Read more]

Kerotoo & ReNove unveils a new mural in Udine, Italy

streetartnews.net August 17, 2015
Kerotoo & ReNove unveils a new mural in Udine, Italy

Francesco Kerotoo just sent us a series of fresh images from his newest collaboration with ReNove which was recently completed on the streets of Udine in... [Read more]

Farewell Jon Stewart!

obeygiant.com August  7, 2015
Farewell Jon Stewart!

No offense to the mighty Noam Chomsky, but when it comes to political insight and humor and cultural resonance, Jon Stewart is unbeatable. Without Jon... [Read more]

Adnate creates a new piece in Arnhem Land, Australia

streetartnews.net August  6, 2015
Adnate creates a new piece in Arnhem Land, Australia

Adnate just finished working on this beautiful piece which was painted in Arnhem Land, a remote part of Australia at an Australian Indigenous Cultural... [Read more]

Last Week to see SID in Paris!

obeygiant.com July 27, 2015
Last Week to see SID in Paris!

Last week to see SID: Superman Is Dead at the Magda Danysz gallery in Paris! This unique tribute to the life of Sid Vicious features original paintings and... [Read more]

Opening Recap: It’s A Beautiful Day I Guess at Subliminal...

obeygiant.com July 25, 2015
Opening Recap: It’s A Beautiful Day I Guess at Subliminal Projects

The opening of It’s A Beautiful Day, I Guess at Subliminal Projects last Saturday featured a healthy dose of style, wit, and pop cultural appropriation... [Read more]

5th Annual Rock and Roll Carnival to Benefit MUSACK w/...

obeygiant.com July 21, 2015
5th Annual Rock and Roll Carnival to Benefit MUSACK w/ Rancid, X, and more!

Shepard will be DJing at The 5th Annual Rock and Roll Carnival to Benefit MUSACK on Saturday, August 22 in Hancock Park. The event will feature performances... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey's Arrest Begs Question: Art or Vandalism?

stencilarchive.org July 20, 2015
Shepard Fairey's Arrest Begs Question: Art or Vandalism?

Historical Item Legal Information News Articles How Shepard Fairey's arrest provides a new look at an old question: Is it art or is it vandalism?... [Read more]

“SID: superman is dead” exhibit in paris

obeygiant.com July 14, 2015
“SID: superman is dead” exhibit in paris

If you’re in Paris, be sure to check out “SID: SUPERMAN IS DEAD,” a unique collaborative exhibition by Shepard and photographer Dennis Morris, a tribute to... [Read more]

Aryz paints a large triptych mural in Carballo, Galicia

streetartnews.net June 30, 2015
Aryz paints a large triptych mural in Carballo, Galicia

Right upon his arrival from recent trip to US, Aryz got straight to work in his homeland. In conjunction with Cultural forum Carballo, Galicia, he painted... [Read more]

Positive-Propaganda: Paint It Black

obeygiant.com June 30, 2015
Positive-Propaganda: Paint It Black

I met Sebastian Pohl last fall when I was in Berlin painting my Rose Shackle/Make Art Not War mural. Sebastian explained his Positive-Propaganda project and... [Read more]

In conversation with Joram Roukes

blog.stolenspace.com June 13, 2015
In conversation with Joram Roukes

StolenSpace Gallery is thrilled to showcase ‘The Great Beyond’ a solo exhibition by Dutch artist Joram Roukes. Having relocated from the small city of... [Read more]

"Nuestra Gente" : New mural in Phoenix

mac-arte.blogspot.com June  3, 2015
"Nuestra Gente" : New mural in Phoenix

 "ARIZONE" by Pablo Luna, Phoenix, 1986 "NAUSEOUSLY GREEDY" by Mando Rascón, Phoenix, 1998 Here are some photos of a mural I... [Read more]

L7M in Rome, Italy

streetartnews.net April 27, 2016

Brazilian artist L7M embarked on a journey through three different neighborhoods of Rome, guided and supported by Mirko Pierri and Sonia Di Santo of a.DNA.... [Read more]

“Web 0.0” a project by Biancoshock in Civitacampomarano,...

streetartnews.net April 27, 2016

While we last heard from him a few days ago in Belgium, Biancoshock is now in Southern Italy where he just finished working on an awesome new project... [Read more]

Blu is erasing all his murals in Bologna

streetartnews.net March 12, 2016

Less than a week before opening of “Street Art: Banksy L’Arte allo Stato Urbano” exhibition in Bologna, Italy, Blu and his friends from XM24 and Crash... [Read more]

Pow! Wow!: Work In Progress by Audrey Kawasaki in Hawaii

streetartnews.net February 10, 2016

We are currently in Honolulu, Hawaii for the excellent Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2016 edition. All the artists are now in the district of Kaka’Ako getting started on... [Read more]

Art and Gentrification: Everything Must Go....

stencilarchive.org August  2, 2015

Historical Item [From Stencil Archive: At what point is public art part of the problem of gentrification? When is corporate manipulation and intrusion... [Read more]