Public Spaces Latest Stories

SHEPARD CURATING 8TH ANNUAL YOUNG LITERATI TOAST 2/20

obeygiant.com February 13, 2016
SHEPARD CURATING 8TH ANNUAL YOUNG LITERATI TOAST 2/20

The 8th Annual Young Literati toast curated by Amanda and Shepard Fairey is happening Feb. 20! Come out for an evening of readings, music, and comedy and... [Read more]

OBEY AWARENESS: JOE STRUMMER FOUNDATION

obeygiant.com February 12, 2016
OBEY AWARENESS: JOE STRUMMER FOUNDATION

The Clash are my all-time favorite band and their frontman, Joe Strummer, is a hero of mine for his music, lyrics, wit, compassion for the underdog, and... [Read more]

Luzinterruptus, Plastic Island, London

unurth.com February 11, 2016
Luzinterruptus, Plastic Island, London

From Luzinterruptus: Part of Lumiere London 2016, an unprecedented light festival that offered a unique vision of London during 4 nights getting the public... [Read more]

Zlatan Kickin’ It

woostercollective.com February 10, 2016
Zlatan Kickin’ It

This one is sure to make you smile. Erik Vestman in Malmö, Sweden. Waves of approval poured in from the crowd and owners of the stadium. Check it... [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]

“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]

CLASS ACTS OPENS AT SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS 2/27

obeygiant.com February  5, 2016
CLASS ACTS OPENS AT SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS 2/27

SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS is pleased to present Class Acts, an exhibition featuring work by Albert Reyes, Andrea Joyce Heimer, Benjamin Murphy, Jen Ray, and Sean... [Read more]

Jan 29: Synergy: Jef Aerosol, Lee Jeffries (London)

stencilarchive.org January 28, 2016
Jan 29: Synergy: Jef Aerosol, Lee Jeffries (London)

In the Galleries JEF AEROSOL 25/02/2016opening / vernissage : 28/01/2016 (18h > 21h)THE FRENCH ART STUDIO GALLERY, LONDON Synergy – When photography... [Read more]

JUSTKIDS x Bicicleta Sem Freio Limited Edition T-Shirt

streetartnews.net January 28, 2016
JUSTKIDS x Bicicleta Sem Freio Limited Edition T-Shirt

For the first time ever, JUSTKIDS is producing a unique limited edition screen-printed t-shirt in collaboration with famed Brazilian Street Artist Bicicleta... [Read more]

PAINTED OCEANS: KEEPING THE RED SANDS SEA FORTS ALIVE

obeygiant.com January 28, 2016
PAINTED OCEANS: KEEPING THE RED SANDS SEA FORTS ALIVE

More from the PAINTED OCEANS team: The longevity and restoration of the Red Sands Sea Forts is our top priority. However, without a huge influx of support... [Read more]

THE PAINTED OCEANS KICKSTARTER NOW LIVE!

obeygiant.com January 26, 2016
THE PAINTED OCEANS KICKSTARTER NOW LIVE!

Art to me is really about the challenge. An exotic location with a major challenge that most other people from the street art and graffiti world wouldn’t... [Read more]

CALIFORNIA – HELP SAVE DEMOCRACY IN JUST 60 SECONDS!

obeygiant.com January 25, 2016
CALIFORNIA – HELP SAVE DEMOCRACY IN JUST 60 SECONDS!

Please take a look at cafreeact.com. Publicly funded elections shorten the campaigning cycle and ensure that there is no outside influence. It’s the best... [Read more]

Banksy is Miserables over Calais Jungle

graffoto1.blogspot.fr January 25, 2016
Banksy is Miserables over Calais Jungle

Photos: Dave Stuart aka NoLionsInEngland except where statedNews involving refugees is a daily staple, police using CS gas makes disturbingly frequent... [Read more]

Nano 4814 mural censored in Besançon, France

blog.vandalog.com January 18, 2016
Nano 4814 mural censored in Besançon, France

Nano 4814. Photo by Quentin Coussirat. Last June, during the 5th edition of Bien Urbain (a Public Art Festival in Besançon, France) the Spanish artist... [Read more]

Hookedblog's Best of 2015 — Street Art Videos

hookedblog.co.uk January 17, 2016
Hookedblog's Best of 2015 — Street Art Videos

The last two years have seen us here at Hookedblog compile a collection of beautifully shot street art films and time lapses videos that we have featured /... [Read more]

Dave The Chimp #NotACrime London Mural

hookedblog.co.uk January 16, 2016
Dave The Chimp #NotACrime London Mural

The ever changing Village Underground wall gets a fresh new coat of paint and it's first mural of 2016. Infamous street artist Dave the Chimp brought his... [Read more]

Synergy : Lee Jeffries & Jef Aerosol Exhibition

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk January 16, 2016
Synergy : Lee Jeffries & Jef Aerosol Exhibition

‘Synergy’ is an artistic and social encounter between street artist Jef Aérosol and photographer Lee Jeffries.Stemming from the original ‘Synergy’ exhibition... [Read more]

Been a great week back, lots of momentum going forward....

elbowtoe.tumblr.com January  9, 2016
Been a great week back, lots of momentum going forward.

This...

Been a great week back, lots of momentum going forward. This year I am building elements, shooting editing and producing a short film(my first).... [Read more]

Choose blogging (and also UKB, please!)

urbankulturblog.com January  8, 2016
Choose blogging (and also UKB, please!)

Well, it’s hardly believable, but it’s been a full 12 months since the last UK Blog Awards public vote. And, to coincide, it’s my annual plead for voting... [Read more]

Choose blogging (and also UKB, please!)

urbankulturblog.com January  8, 2016
Choose blogging (and also UKB, please!)

Well, it’s hardly believable, but it’s been a full 12 months since the last UK Blog Awards public vote. And, to coincide, it’s my annual plead for voting... [Read more]

A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the World

stencilarchive.org January  8, 2016
A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the World

Historical Item News Articles A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the WorldThe discovery in a remote part of Indonesia has scholars rethinking... [Read more]

Wallpaper for your neighborhood

blog.vandalog.com January  7, 2016
Wallpaper for your neighborhood

A mural in DC by Jason Woodside It’s no secret that the muralism model pioneered by Tony Goldman’s Goldman Properties is being imitated across the... [Read more]

Best Art & Culture Blog? Vote for us in the #UKBA16

hookedblog.co.uk January  5, 2016
Best Art & Culture Blog? Vote for us in the #UKBA16

As we kick off 2016 and ready ourselves for another fun filled year of creativity and colour we are happy to share with you we have be nominated for the 2016... [Read more]

COP21 Brandalism Project...

eye-saw.net January  3, 2016
COP21 Brandalism Project...

Honoured to be asked again to work with the boys over at Brandalism on the COP21 project in December 2015.  More details on the project can be found here... [Read more]

Bogotá – Col.*cr7.cll34.015//

stinkfish.wordpress.com December 31, 2015
Bogotá – Col.*cr7.cll34.015//

Bogotá :: Colombia :: noviembre 2015 :: Colaboración con Empty Boy// ➜ Fotografía original tomada en un salón de clase de una escuela pública //... [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]

Kulturcast 001 – Interview with Fraser Gray

urbankulturblog.com December 17, 2015
Kulturcast 001 – Interview with Fraser Gray

It’s been a long time in coming, but finally I’ve gotten round to recording my first ‘real’ interview podcast this week with Fraser Gray – Dundee-born visual... [Read more]

Kulturcast episode 1: Interview with Fraser Gray

urbankulturblog.com December 17, 2015
Kulturcast episode 1: Interview with Fraser Gray

It’s been a long time in coming, but finally I’ve gotten round to recording my first ‘real’ interview podcast, and accompanying video, this week with Fraser... [Read more]

Bicicleta Sem Freio “Red” Limited Edition Screen Print

streetartnews.net December 12, 2015
Bicicleta Sem Freio “Red” Limited Edition Screen Print

StreetArtNews and JUSTKIDS are proud to present “Red”, an exquisite limited edition screen-print by the famed Brazilian duo Bicicleta Sem Freio. Bicicleta... [Read more]

Theorem Art in Williamsburg, VA

stencilarchive.org December 10, 2015
Theorem Art in Williamsburg, VA

Historical Item In the Galleries Colonial Williamsburg presents theorem art at Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art MuseumBy HOLLY PRESTIDGE Richmond... [Read more]

Shepard on Paris, Politics, and Activism via Forbes

obeygiant.com December  7, 2015
Shepard on Paris, Politics, and Activism via Forbes

Shepard spoke with Forbes while installing his latest Earth Crisis Globe at the Eiffel Tower and discussed politics, environmental activism, and what’s in... [Read more]

Shepard on Paris, Politics, and Activism via Forbes

obeygiant.com December  7, 2015
Shepard on Paris, Politics, and Activism via Forbes

Shepard spoke with Forbes while installing his latest Earth Crisis Globe at the Eiffel Tower and discussed politics, environmental activism, and what’s in... [Read more]

Currently showing – Meadowbank Velodrome Graffiti Facelift

urbankulturblog.com December  2, 2015
Currently showing – Meadowbank Velodrome Graffiti Facelift

It was back in September that the WIPE (Work in Progress Edinburgh) group set about giving the tired looking wooden Meadowbank Velodrome in Edinburgh a... [Read more]

No Commission Show in Miami

obeygiant.com December  1, 2015
No Commission Show in Miami

I was invited to be part of Swizz Beatz’s No Commission show in Miami which generously takes no commission from the artists. I’m happy to be part of this... [Read more]

Saying goodbye to Vandalog contributor Laura Patricia Calle

blog.vandalog.com November 28, 2015
Saying goodbye to Vandalog contributor Laura Patricia Calle

This week, we at Vandalog lost a friend and colleague, as well as one of the most promising (and already accomplished) public art advocates in the United... [Read more]

Brandalism: 600 ad takeovers in Paris before the COP21...

streetartnews.net November 28, 2015
Brandalism: 600 ad takeovers in Paris before the COP21 Climate Conference

Paul Insect Two days before the launch of the UN COP21 Climate Conference, 600 posters were installed by the Brandalism project in outdoor media spaces... [Read more]

"Climate 01" a project by Andreco in Paris, France

streetartnews.net November 27, 2015
"Climate 01" a project by Andreco in Paris, France

Our friend Andreco just launched CLIMATE 01, an itinerant and international public art project about climate changes, their causes and their impacts.As the... [Read more]

Dean Chalkley presents 'Never Turn Back' Exhibition & Talk!‏

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk November 25, 2015
Dean Chalkley presents 'Never Turn Back' Exhibition & Talk!‏

Print Space are pleased to announce their next exhibition, with award-winning photographer Dean Chalkley. Dean is launching his newest project 'Never Turn... [Read more]

Stour Collective 2015

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk November 24, 2015
Stour Collective 2015

Hackney Wick's Stour Space is proud to present their 8th collective exhibition featuring Stour Space studio residents. For 2015 participating artists and... [Read more]

PHILADELPHIA MURAL ARTS MURAL DEDICATION DEC. 1

obeygiant.com November 23, 2015
PHILADELPHIA MURAL ARTS MURAL DEDICATION DEC. 1

Join the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and the Friends Center as they celebrate two new murals created by Shepard this fall as part of Open Source,... [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]

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]

Artist Interview: OAKOAK

streetartnews.net November 16, 2015
Artist Interview: OAKOAK

The French artist OakoAK has become popular with some of the smartest paper works on the streets of Saint Etienne and in several cities around France. We... [Read more]

Der Biochemische Zyklus – The Krebs Cycle

florenceblanchard.com November 12, 2015
Der Biochemische Zyklus – The Krebs Cycle

I’m very excited to announce the unveiling of my most recent painting ‘Der Biochemische Zyklus’ – an abstract interpretation of the Krebs Cycle. This project... [Read more]

15 Nov: Stencil Archive Presenting at Howard Zinn Book Fair

stencilarchive.org November  7, 2015
15 Nov: Stencil Archive Presenting at Howard Zinn Book Fair

Stencil Archive News Have any plans Sunday, November 15? Come out to the Howard Zinn Book Fair and hear me give a 15 minute presentation on stencils... [Read more]

A Lawyer Talks about Copyrights in Street Art

stencilarchive.org January 23, 2016

Legal Information 6 Things You Must Know About Copyrights in Street ArtMegan Ralstin for Art Law JournalArtist’s rights in their street art, whether... [Read more]

Site Down Overnight

stencilarchive.org November  7, 2015

Stencil Archive News If you tried to visit the Stencil Archive last night, you probably saw an error page. We aren't sure what happened and it appears... [Read more]