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Interpolation 7″

obeygiant.com April 24, 2015
Interpolation 7″

We just completed the LA version of the Interpol collaboration in Echo Park. It’s great timing since, like many of you, I just saw them at Coachella. This is... [Read more]

The Underground Museum auction is LIVE!!

obeygiant.com April 23, 2015
The Underground Museum auction is LIVE!!

Check out the many works of art up for auction to support The Underground Museum! You can view my piece, Endless Power, and all other works HERE!... [Read more]

Miss Van, Dan Quintana, Victor Castillo & Esao unveil a...

streetartnews.net April 23, 2015
Miss Van, Dan Quintana, Victor Castillo & Esao unveil a new series of pieces in Los Angeles

Last month Barcelona based artist Miss Van came to visit sunny Los Angeles, CA and found a mysterious looking store on Fairfax Blvd. she wanted to paint.... [Read more]

Creation & Destruction show opening in Detroit!

obeygiant.com April 23, 2015
Creation & Destruction show opening in Detroit!

Library Street Collective is pleased to present Printed Matters, a solo exhibition featuring the work of renowned artist Shepard Fairey, who will return to... [Read more]

Large scale pasteups from Pyramid Oracle in East London

hookedblog.co.uk April 17, 2015
Large scale pasteups from Pyramid Oracle in East London

London based New York street artist Pyramid Oracle continues to impress with his large scale hand painted pasteups across the city. The artist has been... [Read more]

SURFACE: Portraits of Street Artists Opens April 25th!

obeygiant.com April 17, 2015
SURFACE: Portraits of Street Artists Opens April 25th!

I initially met Soren Solkaer in Copenhagen while I was diligently working on a mural. He asked if he could shoot a portrait of me and very hastily, but... [Read more]

I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll 33 1/3

obeygiant.com April 16, 2015
I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll 33 1/3

Joan Jett is one of the most prolific, bad-ass women in music.  I was honored when Joan asked me to recreate the cover of her 1981 album “I Love Rock ’n... [Read more]

Stinkfish new pieces on the streets of Ho Chi Minh & Vung...

streetartnews.net April 15, 2015
Stinkfish new pieces on the streets of Ho Chi Minh & Vung Tau, Vietnam

After a quick stop by Cambodia, Stinkfish is now in Vietnam where he recently stopped by the cities of Ho Chi Minh and Vung Tau.Touring around Southern Asia,... [Read more]

BumbleBee paints "Final Cut", his newest mural in Los...

streetartnews.net April 12, 2015
BumbleBee paints "Final Cut", his newest mural in Los Angeles, USA

While we last heard from him in Carlsbad a few days ago, BumbleBee is back in Los Angeles where he just wrapped up this new piece entitled "Final Cut".... [Read more]

Bordalo II creates a new installation for the Estarreja...

streetartnews.net April 12, 2015
Bordalo II creates a new installation for the Estarreja Birdwatching Fair in Portugal

Our buddy Bordalo II was recently invited for the Estarreja Birdwatching Fair in Portugal where he worked on a brand new street installation for the local... [Read more]

Cyrcle unveils "#NOTHINGEXISTS", a series of new murals...

streetartnews.net April 11, 2015
Cyrcle unveils "#NOTHINGEXISTS", a series of new murals in Los Angeles

Our friends from Cyrcle have been rather busy with a brand new series of massive pieces in Playa Vista, Los Angeles.Unveiling a new concept entitled... [Read more]

Preview: Aryz "Paral-lel" Los Angeles Solo Show

streetartnews.net April 10, 2015
Preview: Aryz "Paral-lel" Los Angeles Solo Show

After taking a break for painting large murals for few months and concentrating on his studio work, Aryz will be opening his long awaited solo show on 25th... [Read more]

A Message from Our Sponsor

obeygiant.com April 10, 2015
A Message from Our Sponsor

The oil and gas industry has long enjoyed a history of strong influence in Washington.  Individuals and political action committees affiliated with oil and... [Read more]

Get READY FOR the MANIFEST JUSTICE EXHIBIT / SUBMIT YOUR...

obeygiant.com April  9, 2015
Get READY FOR the MANIFEST JUSTICE EXHIBIT / SUBMIT YOUR ART!

Get ready for the Manifest Justice art exhibit in Los Angeles, featuring the work of over 200 artists including Shepard Fairey, Swoon, and more as well as... [Read more]

SURFACE | Portraits of Street Artists | The photography...

obeygiant.com April  3, 2015
SURFACE | Portraits of Street Artists | The photography of Søren Solkær

SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS is pleased to present SURFACE, an exhibition featuring portraits of street artists taken by Danish photographer Søren Solkær. The images... [Read more]

Power Bidder

obeygiant.com April  2, 2015
Power Bidder

I have frequently talked about the many problems created by the current campaign finance structure. Corporate donations distort their influence in politics... [Read more]

El Mac reveals "Ánimo Sin Fronteras", a new mural in El...

streetartnews.net March 31, 2015
El Mac reveals "Ánimo Sin Fronteras", a new mural in El Paso, Mexico

After finishing his "Juarense y Poderosa" mural in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, El Mac moved up north to El Paso where he created another strong and meaningful... [Read more]

"Ánimo Sin Fronteras" : New mural in El Paso + video

mac-arte.blogspot.com March 30, 2015
"Ánimo Sin Fronteras" : New mural in El Paso + video

This is the mural I painted in El Paso, Texas, titled "Ánimo Sin Fronteras" (spirit without borders). All aerosol and fatcapsIt's based on photos I shot in... [Read more]

The Music of David Lynch

obeygiant.com March 26, 2015
The Music of David Lynch

I’m a big fan of David Lynch’s movies, art, and music so I was excited to be asked to create an image for the David Lynch Foundation, his Transcendental... [Read more]

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stinkfish.wordpress.com March 23, 2015
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Los Angeles // California // U.S. // feb. 2015* Zasinha*Stinkfish*Ofier // Animal Power Crew* ___________________________________ Fotografía original... [Read more]

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stinkfish.wordpress.com March 23, 2015
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Venice Beach // Los Angeles // California // U.S. // feb. 2015* Zasinha*Stinkfish*Ofier // Animal Power Crew* ___________________________________... [Read more]

Release: Faith47 Equinox Release "The Hidden Years:...

streetartnews.net March 21, 2015
Release: Faith47 Equinox Release "The Hidden Years: Volume Two"

Our friend Faith47 just released the second edition of her collectable series of intimate books and screen prints. "The Hidden Years: Volume Two" is a... [Read more]

El Mac and Kofie collaborate on a new mural in Los...

streetartnews.net March 20, 2015
El Mac and Kofie collaborate on a new mural in Los Angeles, USA

While we last heard from him a few weeks ago in Puerto Rico, El Mac is now back in California where he just finished on a new collaboration with... [Read more]

SMOKE ‘EM WHILE YOU GOT ‘EM Print Release!

obeygiant.com March 20, 2015
SMOKE ‘EM WHILE YOU GOT ‘EM Print Release!

SMOKE ‘EM WHILE YOU GOT ‘EM 18 x 24 inch screen print on cream speckle tone paper.  Signed and numbered edition of 450.  $45 Limit one per... [Read more]

The Hidden Years book: Volume Two by Faith47

hookedblog.co.uk March 19, 2015
The Hidden Years book: Volume Two by Faith47

South African artist Faith47 will be releasing the second in a personal collectable series of self published zines and limited edition mini screen prints.... [Read more]

BumbleBee paints a new mural in Carlsbad, California

streetartnews.net March 17, 2015
BumbleBee paints a new mural in Carlsbad, California

Bumblebeelovesyou is the inaugural artist to paint the recently established Carlsbad Art Wall, an urban canvas provided to artists every 1-2 months. The... [Read more]

Contemporary Art I 30 most important Art Critics on Twitter

5piecesgallery.blogspot.com March 17, 2015
Contemporary Art I 30 most important Art Critics on Twitter

Though it has long been a venue for artists, writers, curators and art watchers to converse, debate and, of course, self promote, Twitter seems to have... [Read more]

Books: "SURFACE" Portrait anthology of some of the most...

streetartnews.net March 16, 2015
Books: "SURFACE" Portrait anthology of some of the most significant street artists by Søren Solkær

"SURFACE" is the definitive portrait anthology of some of the most significant street artists on the contemporary scene as well as the pioneering icons.... [Read more]

Commanda Mural Print Release!

obeygiant.com March 13, 2015
Commanda Mural Print Release!

This  “Commanda Mural” print is a co-publishing collaboration with the Ernst Hilger Gallery based on the mural I did in Vienna Austria near the gallery. I’m... [Read more]

Kamea Hadar and Tristan Eaton unveil a new indoor...

streetartnews.net March 13, 2015
Kamea Hadar and Tristan Eaton unveil a new indoor collaboration in Los Angeles, USA

Last week in California, our friends Kamea Hadar and Tristan Eaton teamed up to work on a new indoor installation in the Korea Town district of Los... [Read more]

Ravi Zupa

obeygiant.com March 11, 2015
Ravi Zupa

Ravi Zupa is one of my favorite artists and had his first Los Angeles showing at my gallery, Subliminal Projects, featuring his mind-blowing paintings.... [Read more]

Tinder as a platform for art

blog.vandalog.com March 11, 2015
Tinder as a platform for art

Screenshots from Swipe Left So you’re swiping right and swiping left, swiping left and swiping right, swiping right and swiping left… Tinder is a... [Read more]

Upcoming: POW! WOW! SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas

streetartnews.net March 11, 2015
Upcoming: POW! WOW! SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas

POW! WOW! is a gathering of contemporary artists that engages with the broader community in the process and creation of art and music. Centered around a... [Read more]

Interview with IRL, anti-tech graffiti artist

stencilarchive.org March  6, 2015
Interview with IRL, anti-tech graffiti artist

Artist Interview Interview with IRL, anti-tech graffiti artist22 Feb 2015  Renzo (for the Wildernist)I’d been seeing anti-tech graffiti around my town... [Read more]

MAGNUS GJOEN MONSTER SHOW at Hang-Up Gallery in London

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk March  1, 2015
MAGNUS GJOEN MONSTER SHOW at Hang-Up Gallery in London

Hang-Up Gallery presents their exclusive new exhibition Monster that launches a brand new collection of multi-media originals and limited editions by the... [Read more]

In conversation with MEGGS

blog.stolenspace.com February 28, 2015
In conversation with MEGGS

StolenSpace Gallery proudly presents ‘Rise  a satirical solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist MEGGS. Following his residency and sold-out show at Inner... [Read more]

Preview: Bicicleta Sem Freio "Fera" London Solo...

streetartnews.net February 28, 2015
Preview: Bicicleta Sem Freio "Fera" London Solo Exhibition - March 5th 2015

Next week in Shoreditch, London, JustKids will hold a pop-up exhibition in London showcasing the artworks of internationally famed Brazilian duo of... [Read more]

March Blogging U. Courses: Blogging and Photo 101

en.blog.wordpress.com February 27, 2015
March Blogging U. Courses: Blogging and Photo 101

We’re excited to offer two Blogging U. courses this March: Blogging 101 and Photography 101. Read on to learn more about each course, see how Blogging U.... [Read more]

Society of Destruction Print Release!

obeygiant.com February 27, 2015
Society of Destruction Print Release!

Society of Destruction 18 x 24 inch screen print on cream speckle tone paper. Signed and numbered edition of 450. $45. Limit 1 per person/household.... [Read more]

Five Themes for Poets (and Other Text-Loving Bloggers)

en.blog.wordpress.com February 25, 2015
Five Themes for Poets (and Other Text-Loving Bloggers)

Over at The Daily Post, our first poetry-focused Blogging U. course, Writing 201: Poetry, has just entered its second week. It’s been a blast, with hundreds... [Read more]

“Common Thread,” a stikman solo show opening soon in Philly

blog.vandalog.com February 25, 2015
“Common Thread,” a stikman solo show opening soon in Philly

Today I’m very pleased to announce Common Thread, a solo show from stikman. It opens March 6th at Philadelphia’s LMNL Gallery, where I’ve been curating shows... [Read more]

Release: Live Fast Mag Issue #1 with Tristan Eaton,...

streetartnews.net February 24, 2015
Release: Live Fast Mag Issue #1 with Tristan Eaton, Cyrcle...

Print is still alive! After a successful kick-starter campaign a few months back, our friends at Live FAST Mag just released their first print issue in all... [Read more]

Madsteez Mural Unveiling @ Los Angeles' Mondrian -...

streetartnews.net February 23, 2015
Madsteez Mural Unveiling @ Los Angeles' Mondrian - February 26th

While you discovered some exclusive pictures a few days ago, Madsteez is now ready to unveil his newest mural next Saturday in Los Angeles at the Mondrian.... [Read more]

A Year of Reading the World: A Q&A with Ann Morgan

en.blog.wordpress.com February 20, 2015
A Year of Reading the World: A Q&A with Ann Morgan

Several years ago, writer Ann Morgan noticed that she didn’t read much literature from countries outside of the United Kingdom and United States — and had... [Read more]

Customizing Radcliffe: From Elegant to Eclectic

en.blog.wordpress.com February 17, 2015
Customizing Radcliffe: From Elegant to Eclectic

A December 2014 addition to our library of themes, Radcliffe stands out with elegant yet modern fonts, large featured images, and clean navigation that gets... [Read more]

MEGGS 'Rise London Mural

hookedblog.co.uk February 15, 2015
MEGGS 'Rise  London Mural

Los Angeles based Australian artist, David "Meggs" Hooke was in London to present a new collection of work currently on show at East London's Stolen Space... [Read more]

Pow! Wow! Hawaii '15: OG Slick creates a new mural at...

streetartnews.net February 14, 2015
Pow! Wow! Hawaii '15: OG Slick creates a new mural at Fresh Cafe in Kaka'Ako

OG Slick is also part of POW! WOW! '15's stellar line-up where he was invited to work on a massive building. Using the Hawaiian flag as a canvas for his... [Read more]

Madsteez creates a new mural at the Mondrian in Los...

streetartnews.net February 13, 2015
Madsteez creates a new mural at the Mondrian in Los Angeles, USA

While we last heard from him in Dallas a few days ago, Madsteez is back in California where he just finished working on this new piece on the streets of Los... [Read more]

Vroom Vroom

iammorley.squarespace.com April  7, 2015

Living in a place like Los Angeles, it’s easy to accumulate a large group of talented friends and family. I don’t just mean talented in the that... [Read more]

THE FUTURE OF NOW_SABIO X NIC GOSSAGE

tagsandthings.blogspot.com March 26, 2015

"The Cultural apex of New York City has always flourished downtown. Skate spots in Chinatown to the rooftop's over looking Brooklyn, the Future is Now. Sabio... [Read more]