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UK Blog Awards 2016 #UKBA16 Finalist Hookedblog

hookedblog.co.uk April 28, 2016
UK Blog Awards 2016 #UKBA16 Finalist Hookedblog

Those of your following Hookedblog on twitter may have seen us tweeting about reaching the final stages of the UK Blog Awards 2016. There were 2,000 blogs... [Read more]

UNIQUE HANDMADE ART ‘HI-FIDELITY’: SHEPARD X PRINTS ON WOOD

obeygiant.com April 25, 2016
UNIQUE HANDMADE ART ‘HI-FIDELITY’: SHEPARD X PRINTS ON WOOD

Releasing this Wednesday, April 27th! Shepard has collaborated with Prints On Wood to produce a unique piece of handmade art. The art can be hung on the... [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]

Earth Day 2016

obeygiant.com April 22, 2016
Earth Day 2016

Every day should be Earth Day! Here’s a photograph from my studio showing some of the art that I’m working on right now for an upcoming show that I hope... [Read more]

STUDIO NUMBER ONE: “THIS IS NOT A TEST” PRINT RELEASE

obeygiant.com April 22, 2016
STUDIO NUMBER ONE: “THIS IS NOT A TEST” PRINT RELEASE

In honor of Earth Day, my creative agency and design studio, Studio Number One, is releasing its limited edition prints online today! The series was designed... [Read more]

Natural Springs Signed Offset Avail. 4/26!

obeygiant.com April 21, 2016
Natural Springs Signed Offset Avail. 4/26!

Natural Springs Signed Offset Screen Print on thick cream Speckle Tone paper. 24 inches by 36 inches. Signed by Shepard Fairey. Open edition (not... [Read more]

R.I.P. Prince

obeygiant.com April 21, 2016
R.I.P. Prince

I am very sad to hear about Prince’s passing. In 2003, I was doing a show in Minneapolis, and I decided to use the opportunity to create a web of puns with... [Read more]

LA, CA: Stencils, Students, and a Rare Bird

stencilarchive.org April 21, 2016
LA, CA: Stencils, Students, and a Rare Bird

News Articles  Mural of rare yellow-billed cuckoos is a mix of social commentary and environmental conservation Louis SahagunContact Reporter (LA Times) [Read more]

COACHELLA REMINDER: SHEPARD WILL BE DJING BERNIECHELLA 4/21!

obeygiant.com April 20, 2016
COACHELLA REMINDER: SHEPARD WILL BE DJING BERNIECHELLA 4/21!

Shepard will be DJing at #BERNIECHELLA, a mini-festival happening in Old Town Coachella on Thursday, April 21! Check out the official flyer and t-shirt... [Read more]

SHEPARD FAIREY & CLEON PETERSON DESIGN NEW LAPL LIBRARY...

obeygiant.com April 19, 2016
SHEPARD FAIREY & CLEON PETERSON DESIGN NEW LAPL LIBRARY CARD!

Shepard with Mayor Eric Garcetti at the unveiling of the new Los Angeles Public Library Card “Thank you Library Foundation of Los Angeles and Mayor Eric... [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]

VICTOR GASTELUM - "Velveteen Angel" Preorder

stencilarchive.org April 18, 2016
VICTOR GASTELUM - "Velveteen Angel" Preorder

Artist News VELVETEEN ANGELthe movie, the soundtrack, the comic bookA compilation of single-panel dramas by Victor Gastelum1991-2007... [Read more]

New Mural in Downtown Madrid by Dourone

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk April 17, 2016
New Mural in Downtown Madrid by Dourone

Border Line is the new artwork of Dourone inspired by the current world situation. The location chosen to paint this mural is the wall of the famous Madrid... [Read more]

#Berniechella Block Party

obeygiant.com April 16, 2016
#Berniechella Block Party

If you’re heading to Coachella next weekend, I’ll be DJing at the #Berniechella Block Party, a mini-festival happening in Old Town Coachella on April 21 –... [Read more]

Obey Records X King Khan: America Goddamn

obeygiant.com April 15, 2016
Obey Records X King Khan: America Goddamn

“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]

Flaming Lips X Space Oddity

obeygiant.com April 15, 2016
Flaming Lips X Space Oddity

I love David Bowie AND the Flaming Lips, so it is no surprise I dig this Flaming Lips cover of Space Oddity, Bowie’s breakthrough hit from 1969 which many... [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]

Capturing a Culture, a photographic history of...

obeygiant.com April 11, 2016
Capturing a Culture, a photographic history of countercultures

Check out this comprehensive exposé of some of the most influential countercultural movements, including the unholy-trinity that most influenced me:... [Read more]

PARADISE IPA TO COMBAT OFF-SHORE DRILLING

obeygiant.com April 11, 2016
PARADISE IPA TO COMBAT OFF-SHORE DRILLING

Holy City Brewing in Shepard’s hometown of Charleston, South Carolina is releasing a special session ale called Paradise featuring Shepard’s “Paradise Turns”... [Read more]

My students are hard at work on a body of work that I...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com April 11, 2016
My students are hard at work on a body of work that I will be...

My students are hard at work on a body of work that I will be curating at Sweet Lorraine in Red Hook. I will post more information as the date gets closer.... [Read more]

Subliminal Projects SNAPCHAT walk-through 5pm TODAY!

obeygiant.com April  8, 2016
Subliminal Projects SNAPCHAT walk-through 5pm TODAY!

TODAY at 5pm: Follow my gallery Subliminal Projects on SNAPCHAT @subliminal_art for a sneak preview walk-through of, Out of Line, our group art show opening... [Read more]

Giveaway - Acelondon Peaceduck T-shirt

hookedblog.co.uk April  8, 2016
Giveaway - Acelondon Peaceduck T-shirt

Hookedblog are currently in Oostende, Belgium for the first edition of the Crystal Ship festival which opened last week. As with most coastal cities the... [Read more]

Paint It Black Series X Poster Child Prints Avail. NOW!

obeygiant.com April  7, 2016
Paint It Black Series X Poster Child Prints Avail. NOW!

“Paint It Black Series” is now available exclusively through Poster Child Prints. The series features 3 screen prints, each 14 inches by 18 inches. Signed... [Read more]

TOMMY RAMONE PRINT RELEASE & RAMONES EXHIBIT OPENING IN NYC!

obeygiant.com April  6, 2016
TOMMY RAMONE PRINT RELEASE & RAMONES EXHIBIT OPENING IN NYC!

I first got into the Ramones in 1984 through my new circle of skateboarder friends and they quickly became one of my favorite groups. I saw them live in 1988... [Read more]

One last post on this. Another detail of a color study...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com April  5, 2016
One last post on this.
Another detail of a color study for the...

One last post on this. Another detail of a color study for the next painting. #art #watercolor #paint #study #colorStudy #brianadamdouglas #brooklyn #nyc... [Read more]

David Lynch Print – Support The David Lynch Foundation!

obeygiant.com April  1, 2016
David Lynch Print – Support The David Lynch Foundation!

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of The David Lynch Foundation’s Music Benefit.  Help support the foundation and pick up a limited edition David Lynch... [Read more]

STUDIO NUMBER ONE DESIGNS SUPURRIOR VIRTUAL MEOWITY...

obeygiant.com April  1, 2016
STUDIO NUMBER ONE DESIGNS SUPURRIOR VIRTUAL MEOWITY EXPERIENCES

I’m happy to announce that my creative agency, Studio Number One, has expanded capabilities to reach the feline population.  Please take a moment to check... [Read more]

“VICTORY IS PEACE” Video Recap

obeygiant.com March 31, 2016
“VICTORY IS PEACE” Video Recap

Recently my friend Sebastian Pohl and Positive Propaganda organized an art show in Munich, Germany titled “VICTORY IS PEACE” which included my artwork... [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]

EUROTOPIA Barcelona – Fanzine launch

florenceblanchard.com April  7, 2015
EUROTOPIA Barcelona – Fanzine launch

Long time since my last post! I’m now on Instagram as well @FlorenceEmagram please join me! Many news to come but for now: I’m participating to ‘Eurotopia‘... [Read more]

Rime v Scott: Arguing Graffiti Cannot be Protected

stencilarchive.org April 24, 2016

Legal Information Graffiti Cannot be Copyright Protected, Claims Moschino, Jeremy Scott(originally posted on The Fashion Law)  The latest update... [Read more]

“ANYWHERE EVERYWHERE” by Ricky Lee Gordon in Los Angeles

streetartnews.net April 18, 2016

Ricky Lee Gordon is still traveling around the United States where he just finished working on a brand new piece in California. Painting on the streets of... [Read more]

The Crystal Ship: Cyrcle in Oostende, Belgium

streetartnews.net April 13, 2016

Our friends from Cyrcle just finished working on a beautiful new piece located on the streets of Oostende in Belgium. The Los-Angeles duo quickly worked... [Read more]

“Snow-blind” by iNO in Athens, Greece

streetartnews.net April 11, 2016

On the occasion of a Public Information Campaign on the Hepatitis C disease, iNO was commissioned to create a new mural on a very central area of downtown... [Read more]

Add Fuel in Gainesville, Florida

streetartnews.net April  8, 2016

Diogo Machado aka Add Fuel from Portugal recently spent some time in US, working on a new pieces throughout downtown Gainesville. Invited by the curator of... [Read more]

Cryptk in Berlin, Germany

streetartnews.net April  7, 2016

Cryptk spent the last few days on the streets of Berlin, Germany for the One Wall Project with the good lads from Urban Nation. The Los Angeles-based... [Read more]

Myneandyours in Sharjah, UAE

streetartnews.net April  5, 2016

Myneandyours recently spent some time in Sharjah, UAE where he worked his way through this large piece featuring some of his signature fluffy clouds. The... [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]

The Crystal Ship: Work in progress by 1010 in Oostende

streetartnews.net April  3, 2016

1010 has landed in Belgium where he just started working his magic on the streets of Oostende for the first edition of The Crystal Ship. 1010, pronounced... [Read more]

“Wolf” Street Installation by Bordalo II in Fundão, Portugal

streetartnews.net April  3, 2016

While we last heard from him a few days ago with his “Lynx” piece in Viseu, Bordalo II has been busy working on another large scale installation. Located... [Read more]

The Crystal Ship: Elian In Oostende, Belgium

streetartnews.net April  2, 2016

The Crystal Ship Street Art Festival is currently taking place on the lovely streets of Oostende in Belgium where our amigo Elian just wrapped up a brand new... [Read more]

The 10 Most Popular Street Art Pieces of March 2016

streetartnews.net April  2, 2016

1. Blu – Italy After a short break, its time to resume our always beloved monthly ranking for the ten most popular Street Art pieces of March 2016. As... [Read more]

Truly Design “Truth depends on where you see it from” @...

streetartnews.net April  2, 2016

Our friends of Truly Design just opened an interesting exhibition entitled “Truth depends on where you see it from” at the Museo Ettore Fico in Turin,... [Read more]

“Contact” by Mr.Woodland in Aarhus, Denmark

streetartnews.net April  2, 2016

German artist Mr.Woodland recently spent some time on the streets of Aarhus in Denmark where he was invited for the Aarhus Art Convention. The Graffiti... [Read more]

“Piel de Serpiente” by Pastel in Buenos Aires

streetartnews.net April  2, 2016

Our friend Pastel is back in South America where he just finished working on yet another new piece on the streets of Buenos Aires. Painting at the Buenos... [Read more]

The Crystal Ship: Work In Progress by Fintan Magee in...

streetartnews.net April  1, 2016

After ROA a few days ago, Fintan Magee is now in Belgium for the first edition of The Crystal Ship Festival. Painting on the streets of Oostende, the... [Read more]

Jana & JS in Chicago, USA

streetartnews.net April  1, 2016

Austria’s dynamic duo of Jana s 3 Year Anniversary Show (w/STATIC ve been putting up some fresh paint around the streets of Chicago and here’s an exclusive... [Read more]

“Zombie Graffiti” & more by Deih in Valencia, Spain

streetartnews.net March 31, 2016

Spanish artist Deih just sent us a series of images from the latest artworks he created on the streets of his hometown, Valencia in Spain. Introducing a... [Read more]

“Metal Church” a giant Installation by Edoardo Tresoldi...

streetartnews.net March 30, 2016

Our friend Edoardo Tresoldi spent the last few months in Siponto, Italy working on his largest installation to date. The Italian installation artist was... [Read more]