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Where Else But The Streets Gallery Exhibition X Los Angeles

obeygiant.com May 28, 2016
Where Else But The Streets Gallery Exhibition X Los Angeles

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, be sure to check out “Where Else But The Streets,”  a street art dossier by John Wellington Ennis.  The group exhibition... [Read more]

New Work by Saber Available Now!

obeygiant.com May 24, 2016
New Work by Saber Available Now!

My longtime friend and graffiti artist Saber has a new serigraph available. Read more from Saber below and click here to purchase. “This Serigraph... [Read more]

Under the Big Black Sun – A MUST READ!

obeygiant.com May 16, 2016
Under the Big Black Sun – A MUST READ!

I’ve been reading John Doe and Tom DeSavia’s new book “Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk.” It is the most true-to-form account of the... [Read more]

The Coningsby Gallery presents H.Y.T. Studio: ‘Business...

The Coningsby Gallery presents H.Y.T. Studio: ‘Business or pleasure’‏

The Coningsby Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition of H.Y.T. studio entitled ‘Business or Pleasure’.H.Y.T. studio will present a new body of work... [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]

Murals for Bernie Sanders

blog.vandalog.com April 17, 2016
Murals for Bernie Sanders

Nick Kuszyk’s Bernie Sanders mural in Greenpoint. Photo courtesy of Nick Kuszyk. Are you feeling the Bern? Artists definitely are. On Saturday night,... [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]

No, I’m Banksy (The Bandwaggon Post)

graffoto1.blogspot.com March 17, 2016
No, I’m Banksy (The Bandwaggon Post)

Photos: Dave Stuart aka NoLionsInEngland (except where pretty obvious)Yesterday morning I read a rather unexciting blog post by my friend RJ on Vandalog... [Read more]

Hobart, Tasmania

kidacne.com February  9, 2016
Hobart, Tasmania

Finished wall with Florence Blanchard. Mount Wellington in the background. [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]

2015 Street Art Flashback

graffoto1.blogspot.com January  5, 2016
2015 Street Art Flashback

All photos: Dave Stuart aka NoLionsInEngland except where statedThe big challenge to a writer attempting to review a year of street art is that the chosen... [Read more]

Hobart, Tasmania

kidacne.com January  4, 2016
Hobart, Tasmania

Finished wall with Florence Blanchard. Mount Wellington in the background. [Read more]

Jack Healey Posters x Support the Human Rights Action Center

obeygiant.com December 17, 2015
Jack Healey Posters x Support the Human Rights Action Center

Jack Healey is a champion of human rights. He was integral in my portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi which helped shine the light on the human rights issues in... [Read more]

Jack Healey Posters x Support the Human Rights Action Center

obeygiant.com December 17, 2015
Jack Healey Posters x Support the Human Rights Action Center

Jack Healey is a champion of human rights. He was integral in my portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi which helped shine the light on the human rights issues in... [Read more]

X-Mas Special - Where it all began for Kate Moss

5piecesgallery.blogspot.com December  7, 2015
X-Mas Special - Where it all began for Kate Moss

The photographer, Kate Garner, who was already known as part of the new-wave pop project Haysi Fantayzee, spotted Kate Moss early in 1989 amongst the... [Read more]

Good Night Editions & Decided / Unecided present: FORE

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk November 17, 2015
Good Night Editions & Decided / Unecided  present: FORE

GOOD NIGHT EDITIONS & DECIDED / UNDECIDED present:FORE - An evening of art and fine wine."Fore" is the coming together of four artists with in a unique space... [Read more]

New Interview with John Van Hamersveld!

obeygiant.com November 13, 2015
New Interview with John Van Hamersveld!

John Van Hamersveld has been a huge influence on me. He has created some amazingly iconic images like the Endless Summer surf movie poster. His Pinnacle Jimi... [Read more]

New Interview with John Van Hamersveld!

obeygiant.com November 13, 2015
New Interview with John Van Hamersveld!

John Van Hamersveld has been a huge influence on me. He has created some amazingly iconic images like the Endless Summer surf movie poster. His Pinnacle Jimi... [Read more]

New Interview with John Van Hamersveld!

obeygiant.com November 13, 2015
New Interview with John Van Hamersveld!

John Van Hamersveld has been a huge influence on me. He has created some amazingly iconic images like the Endless Summer surf movie poster. His Pinnacle Jimi... [Read more]

Has street art “sold out and gentrified our cities”?

blog.vandalog.com November 12, 2015
Has street art “sold out and gentrified our cities”?

The entrance to Wynwood Walls in Miami, Florida. Photo by Osseous. Earlier this week, the online street art community was abuzz about an article by Rafael... [Read more]

Street art tackles the crisis for migrants

blog.vandalog.com November  7, 2015
Street art tackles the crisis for migrants

A still from DE-FENCE. Image courtesy of DE-FENCE. Earlier this week, two very different pieces of street art landed in my inbox within half an hour of... [Read more]

"Aerosol Exalted" - Museum exhibition in Colorado at the...

mac-arte.blogspot.com November  5, 2015
"Aerosol Exalted" - Museum exhibition in Colorado at the CSFAC

Finally uploaded some photos of my museum exhibition at the Colorado Springs Fine Art Center in Colorado. The show opened in October and will be up through... [Read more]

SSI Signed and Numbered Picture Discs

obeygiant.com October 28, 2015
SSI Signed and Numbered Picture Discs

My friend and musical collaborator John Goff has a few of his SSI picture discs left that feature my art. They are limited to an edition of 500, all signed... [Read more]

"The Deacon of Dark River", a new mural by Li-Hill in...

streetartnews.net October 13, 2015
"The Deacon of Dark River", a new mural by Li-Hill in Reykjavik, Iceland

Li-Hill's latest wall was done in Reykjavik on the old Iceland Opera building as part of Wall Poetry in collaboration with Urban Nation. Paired with a... [Read more]

Shepard Talks Sharpening His Focus & Solo Exhibition

obeygiant.com October  9, 2015
Shepard Talks Sharpening His Focus & Solo Exhibition

Click below to read Shepard’s extensive interview with 1xRun on sharpening his focus and his recent solo exhibition. Shepard Fairey Talks Sharpening His... [Read more]

New works by DMC on Cropper St.

zapgraffiti.wordpress.com October  4, 2015
New works by DMC on Cropper St.

DMC came over from Lurgen, Northern Ireland to create his latest work on our space at Cropper St. Thanks Michael John Hairdressers for the continued... [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]

GOP Playlist for DETAILS MAGAZINE

obeygiant.com September 30, 2015
GOP Playlist for DETAILS MAGAZINE

DETAILS Magazine asked Shepard to create a playlist inspired by 14 of some choice comments made at the last Republican Party presidential debate. Click... [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]

"Art Appeal" / A Charity Campaign

flying-fortress.blogspot.com September 21, 2015
"Art Appeal" / A Charity Campaign

I am taking part in this charity online auction called ART APPEALA charity campaign set up by my friend RONZO, where street art gets sold to raise money for... [Read more]

Jack Healey releases memoir

obeygiant.com September 19, 2015
Jack Healey releases memoir

Jack Healey has just released his memoir, Create Your Future, which tells how a kid from Pittsburgh inspired musicians, artists, young and old, rich and... [Read more]

PLEDGE TO RESTORE DEMOCRACY // LAWRENCE LESSIG 2016

obeygiant.com September  3, 2015
PLEDGE TO RESTORE DEMOCRACY // LAWRENCE LESSIG 2016

There are 4 more days left to donate to Lawrence Lessig’s campaign to hit $1 million and take meaningful steps toward anti-corruption reform.  Lawrence... [Read more]

Nuart '15: Dot Dot Dot paints a new mural in Stavanger,...

streetartnews.net September  2, 2015
Nuart '15: Dot Dot Dot paints a new mural in Stavanger, Norway

We continue our ongoing live coverage from the excellent Nuart '15 with a brand new piece from our friend Dot Dot Dot.After a few days of work, the Norwegian... [Read more]

Hitnes creates a series of new pieces in North America

streetartnews.net August 29, 2015
Hitnes creates a series of new pieces in North America

Roman painter and muralist, Hitnes, is embarking on an epic three-month journey that will channel the artistic works of ornithologist, painter and explorer,... [Read more]

“Simulacrum”, 2015 Found pre-cut wood, stretcher...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com August 21, 2015
“Simulacrum”, 2015
Found pre-cut wood, stretcher...

“Simulacrum”, 2015 Found pre-cut wood, stretcher bar, tape, 3 steel shelves and printed image of John Watson “Assemblage 81”. Another sculpture made from... [Read more]

Ravi Zupa releases Ox print

obeygiant.com August 18, 2015
Ravi Zupa releases Ox print

My friend, and musical collaborator, John Goff, has published an awesome print by one of my favorite artists, Ravi Zupa. It’s a small edition at a low... [Read more]

The Origin and Current State of Borf

stencilarchive.org August 17, 2015
The Origin and Current State of Borf

News Articles 10 years after his graffiti campaign, the artist known as Borf paints a new lifeBy Rachel Manteuffel :: August 13 (Original Washington... [Read more]

RIP Rowdy Roddy Piper

obeygiant.com July 31, 2015
RIP Rowdy Roddy Piper

Rowdy Roddy Piper, former pro wrestler, and protagonist of John Carpenter’s film “They Live,” passed away last night from a heart attack. “They Live” was the... [Read more]

eL Seed paints John Locke quote in Arabic script

hookedblog.co.uk July 19, 2015
eL Seed paints John Locke quote in Arabic script

We recently shared some work in progress images of the celebrated French Tunisian artist el Seeds (covered here) at work on a new mural in London. eL Seed... [Read more]

eL Seed creates a brand new mural in Shoreditch, London

streetartnews.net July 14, 2015
eL Seed creates a brand new mural in Shoreditch, London

eL Seed spent most of last week in Shoreditch, East London working on a brand new piece for the Shubbak Festival.Shubbak is the UK’s premier festival of... [Read more]

PAY 2 PLAY: Democracy’s High Stakes

obeygiant.com July  8, 2015
PAY 2 PLAY: Democracy’s High Stakes

It’s simple, “when money equals speech, speech ceases to be free.” Corruption surrounding big money in politics affects every single American. It’s time... [Read more]

The boys asleep with their Papa John. Wonderful end to a...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com June 30, 2015
The boys asleep with their Papa John. Wonderful end to a long...

The boys asleep with their Papa John. Wonderful end to a long day of travel. [Read more]

Saber “Red and Black” Hand Embellished Limited Edition...

streetartnews.net May 23, 2016

Saber just announced the upcoming release of an exciting new edition entitled “Red And Black”. This serigraph edition was an experiment. Saber drew black... [Read more]

“Giant Moa” by Phlegm in Dunedin, New Zealand

streetartnews.net March  2, 2016

While we last heard from him in Wellington a few days ago, Phlegm is still in New Zealand where he just finished yet another fantastic new piece somewhere on... [Read more]

Phlegm in Wellington, New Zealand

streetartnews.net February 28, 2016

Phlegm is currently in New Zealand where he was invited to bring his magic to the lovely streets of Wellington. Painting for the Wellington Street Art... [Read more]

These Crooked Times

iammorley.squarespace.com January 31, 2016

I'm often bewildered at what I read in the news. Whether it be a systemic injustice or some tragedy that ended with lives lost or just the day-to-day flaws... [Read more]

A Torn Cloud

iammorley.squarespace.com November 17, 2015

"A large drop of sun lingered on the horizon and then dripped over and was gone, and the sky was brilliant over the spot where it had gone, and a torn cloud,... [Read more]

Insanity

iammorley.squarespace.com October 23, 2015

Under the stars,' she repeated. 'I never noticed the stars before. I always thought of them as great big diamonds that belonged to someone. Now they frighten... [Read more]

GIVING UP ON PRESIDENT OBAMA

obeygiant.com June 16, 2015

Included below is an e-mail exchange between Mr. Bradley Carlson of Miami, Florida.  Mr. Carlson reached out to Shepard to share his viewpoints and concern... [Read more]

Support Einstein on the Beach!

obeygiant.com June  3, 2015

Director John Walter is completing his documentary on Philip Glass and Robert Wilson’s avant-garde opera Einstein on the Beach. The film THE EARTH MOVES: A... [Read more]