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FINAL COUNTDOWN – Register to Vote!!

obeygiant.com May 20, 2016
FINAL COUNTDOWN – Register to Vote!!

It’s the final countdown, and I don’t mean the song from 1986 by Europe…have you ever noticed that bands named after continents, countries or cities tend not... [Read more]

AMERICAN CIVICS: SHEPARD FAIREY X JIM MARSHALL ESTATE

obeygiant.com May 13, 2016
AMERICAN CIVICS: SHEPARD FAIREY X JIM MARSHALL ESTATE

The first-ever collaboration between Shepard and the estate of legendary photographer Jim Marshall, American Civics, debuts this month!  Shepard is... [Read more]

Iggy Pop at the Greek Theatre

obeygiant.com April 29, 2016
Iggy Pop at the Greek Theatre

I went with friends to see Iggy Pop at the Greek Theatre last night and it was EFFIN AWESOME! I have seen Iggy, with and without various incarnations of 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]

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]

Bologna street artists support Blu with an exhibition on...

blog.vandalog.com March 27, 2016
Bologna street artists support Blu with an exhibition on the street

Nemo on Bologna Street artists in Bologna, Italy are taking to the street in support of Blu, who recently organized a mass-buffing of his murals in... [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]

Interview: Education & Precaution Can Help End Gun Violence

obeygiant.com February 26, 2016
Interview: Education & Precaution Can Help End Gun Violence

Check out the latest “You Can Do Something About It” interview feat. Shepard on the topic of gun violence in America. Read the article via Maria Shaver,... [Read more]

“Victory Is Peace” opens in Munich 2/12!

obeygiant.com February  8, 2016
“Victory Is Peace” opens in Munich 2/12!

ATTENTION MUNICH: Shepard will be displaying work alongside NoNÅME in the upcoming exhibition “VICTORY IS PEACE” curated by Positive-Propaganda. The show... [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]

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]

Artist Interview & Studio Visit: Elle

streetartnews.net December 22, 2015
Artist Interview & Studio Visit: Elle

The elusive Brooklyn based street artist Elle is not so elusive anymore.  She has finally after years of anonymity is finally stepping out of the shadows and... [Read more]

WITNESS AGAINST TORTURE IN CUBA

obeygiant.com November 30, 2015
WITNESS AGAINST TORTURE IN CUBA

I have been opposed to the Guantanamo Bay detention camp since it opened because I think all human beings have the right to the same due process of law... [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]

"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]

雙喜

stinkfish.wordpress.com October 11, 2015
雙喜

Xucun // Song Yan Town // He Shun County // Shan Xi Province // People’s Republic of China // august 2015 //... [Read more]

中华人民共和国 //3*

stinkfish.wordpress.com October 11, 2015
中华人民共和国 //3*

Xucun // Song Yan Town // He Shun County // Shan Xi Province // People’s Republic of China // august 2015* Wall in collaboration with Tinho (@tinho23sp)... [Read more]

中华人民共和国 //2*

stinkfish.wordpress.com October 11, 2015
中华人民共和国 //2*

Xucun // Song Yan Town // He Shun County // Shan Xi Province // People’s Republic of China // august 2015* Wall in collaboration with Tinho (Brasil) –... [Read more]

中华人民共和国

stinkfish.wordpress.com October 11, 2015
中华人民共和国

Xucun // Song Yan Town // He Shun County // Shan Xi Province // People’s Republic of China // august 2015* >>> Xucun // Song Yan Town // He Shun County... [Read more]

Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables

obeygiant.com October  5, 2015
Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables

A few years ago I worked with Michael Stewart Foley on an image for his WitnessTorture.org campaign to close Guantanamo Bay. Recently, as apart of the 33 1/3... [Read more]

Deih XLF paints a large mural in Reykjavik, Iceland

streetartnews.net October  1, 2015
Deih XLF paints a large mural in Reykjavik, Iceland

Our friend Deih from XLF crew is currently in Iceland where he was invited by the good lads from Urban Nation to paint for the Walls K.For this project, ten... [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]

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]

FLASHBACK FRIDAY // SHEPARD GETS MUSICAL

obeygiant.com September  4, 2015
FLASHBACK FRIDAY // SHEPARD GETS MUSICAL

Here’s a good blast from the past of Shepard going through his all-time favorite bands and albums.  This list still holds up.  Check it out and throw on some... [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]

REMINDER: IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY, I GUESS opens at...

obeygiant.com July 15, 2015
REMINDER: IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY, I GUESS opens at Subliminal Projects this Saturday!

I’m really excited about this show because the golden era of hip-hop, ’86-’94, was incredibly influential for me. All the work in the show is very stylish... [Read more]

Post 4th of July Reflection

obeygiant.com July  6, 2015
Post 4th of July Reflection

I did a good bit of reading of American political speeches over the weekend from Thomas Payne to the present. I never intend to embark on a civics lecture,... [Read more]

"Paint It Black" a new mural by Shepard Fairey in Munich,...

streetartnews.net June 17, 2015
"Paint It Black" a new mural by Shepard Fairey in Munich, Germany

Shepard Fairey has landed in Europe and his first stop in Munich, Germany where he just finished working on this new piece.Invited by the guys at Positive... [Read more]

On the midnight prowl with one of S.F.’s hottest street...

stencilarchive.org June  4, 2015
On the midnight prowl with one of S.F.’s hottest street artists

Artist Interview News Articles On the midnight prowl with one of S.F.’s hottest street artists By Ryan Kost (SF Chronicle)June 1, 2015 The street... [Read more]

Devil's Day Drive: McKellar & Simpson Houses

jermalism.blogspot.com June  2, 2015
Devil's Day Drive: McKellar & Simpson Houses

It was Devil's Day 2014 and I was lost in the middle of nowhere under an overcast sky, hundreds of kilometres from home. With no cell service and a gas tank... [Read more]

The Music of David Lynch | Part 2

obeygiant.com May  8, 2015
The Music of David Lynch | Part 2

I’m a big fan of David Lynch’s movies, art, and music and I was excited to be asked to create the image for “The Music of David Lynch” benefiting the David... [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]

Pure Evil Interview & Opening at The Quin Hotel NYC

streetartnews.net April 21, 2016

Charley Edwards AKA “Pure Evil” is back in NYC with a solo show as part of the artists’s in residence series at The Quin Hotel.  Curated by DK Johnson the... [Read more]

VIDEO: David Solnit Makes Protest Banners

stencilarchive.org April  9, 2016

Make Stencils Stencil Videos Sometimes stencil-maker and alltimes artist/activist David Solnit talks us through a great how-to on making awesome,... [Read more]

Giveaway: UE BOOM 2 Speaker “REKA” Lost Time Limited Edition

streetartnews.net April  5, 2016

This week we have a fantastic giveaway designed by one of our friends, Australian artist Reka. Ultimate Ears just released a limited edition version of their... [Read more]

Can I sing along?

iammorley.squarespace.com April  4, 2016

You look like sweeping violins and thunderous timpani. Like roaring brass and wailing guitars. You look like the twinkling of keys, danced upon by nimble... [Read more]

Can I sing along?

papercrownpodcast.com April  4, 2016

You look like sweeping violins and thunderous timpani. Like roaring brass and wailing guitars. You look like the twinkling of keys, danced upon by nimble... [Read more]

Can I sing along?

iammorley.com April  4, 2016

You look like sweeping violins and thunderous timpani. Like roaring brass and wailing guitars. You look like the twinkling of keys, danced upon by nimble... [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]

Only In Dreams

papercrownpodcast.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]

Only In Dreams

iammorley.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]

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]

“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]

雙喜

stinkfish.wordpress.com October 11, 2015

Xucun // Song Yan Town // He Shun County // Shan Xi Province // People’s Republic of China // august 2015 // [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]

Ronzo Birdz - 360° (Grey Edition)

vimeo.com April 18, 2012

360° turn around of the infamous pigeon limited 'Grey Edition' from the 'Ronzo Birdz' series. These sculptures can be found in the finest art galleries... [Read more]

I do it Cus I Love You. A Free Humanity Video

vimeo.com July 11, 2011

I do it it Cus I Love You. A Free Humanity Video I Wanted to show how much time and work goes into one of my pieces for a bit of street art fun This piece... [Read more]