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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]

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 Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale” Premier /...

obeygiant.com May 12, 2016
“The Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale” Premier / Ticket Giveaway

Shepard designed the poster for the new Melvins documentary “The Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale.”  The film is set to screen at the Los Angeles’ Don’t... [Read more]

Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones Exhibition X London

obeygiant.com May  7, 2016
Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones Exhibition X London

Take a look at the gallery below from Exhibitionism: The Rolling Stones, an exhibition currently on display at the Saatchi Gallery in London.  Featuring nine... [Read more]

New Los Angeles Mural: Darby Crash X Gary Leonard

obeygiant.com May  3, 2016
New Los Angeles Mural: Darby Crash X Gary Leonard

Last Friday, my crew and I painted a mural of Darby Crash, the singer of LA punk band The Germs, on Echo Park Blvd. The location is owned by Gary Leonard,... [Read more]

Ramones Photo Exhibit X Los Angeles

obeygiant.com May  2, 2016
Ramones Photo Exhibit X Los Angeles

THIS WEEK ONLY: To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Ramones debut album, the Morrison Hotel Gallery at the Sunset Marquis Hotel is hosting an exhibit... [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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

“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]

Latest Future Tongue Interview Feat. Shepard

obeygiant.com March 18, 2016
Latest Future Tongue Interview Feat. Shepard

Check out the latest Future Tongue interview featuring Shepard, below: Shepard Fairey Echo Park, Los Angeles Shepard Fairey and his team have been... [Read more]

PUNK AS FUCK. #art #drawing #fineart #moleskine...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February 25, 2016
PUNK 
AS 
FUCK.


#art #drawing #fineart #moleskine...

PUNK AS FUCK. #art #drawing #fineart #moleskine #brianadamdouglas #elbowtoe #subway [Read more]

Shepard Fairey X Jamie Reid Prints Avail. 3/1

obeygiant.com February 24, 2016
Shepard Fairey X Jamie Reid Prints Avail. 3/1

The Sex Pistols changed my life. When I was a 14-year-old skateboarder, a friend played me “Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols,” and that moment... [Read more]

One of the great albums of the 90’s by a much overlooked...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February 24, 2016
One of the great albums of the 90’s by a much overlooked...

One of the great albums of the 90’s by a much overlooked band, the La’s. Driving me towards the finish line on dev of this game before beta testing. Planning... [Read more]

Black Sabbath “The End” Prints Avail. 2/23!

obeygiant.com February 18, 2016
Black Sabbath “The End” Prints Avail. 2/23!

I’m very sad that Black Sabbath, one of the greatest bands of all time, is currently on their final tour ever. However, I was very happy when the band asked... [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]

Shoutout from Bernie!

obeygiant.com February 10, 2016
Shoutout from Bernie!

Congratulations to Bernie Sanders on winning the New Hampshire primary! It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Bernie and his campaign. The Red Hot Chili... [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]

“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]

OBEY x Jamie Reid

obeygiant.com February  4, 2016
OBEY x Jamie Reid

The Sex Pistols changed my life. When I was a 14-year-old skateboarder, a friend played me “Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols,” and that moment... [Read more]

Mad Photoshop skillz, yo! My kids LOVE the Beatles, they...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com February  2, 2016
Mad Photoshop skillz, yo!

My kids LOVE the Beatles, they...

Mad Photoshop skillz, yo! My kids LOVE the Beatles, they pretend to be them regularly. We’re having a jam band party for them this year. Rock on!... [Read more]

Ben Venom x Obey Clothing Collab.

obeygiant.com December 31, 2015
Ben Venom x Obey Clothing Collab.

Ben Venom is an alchemist… his art transcends the perceived limitations of his materials (old punk and metal tee shirts) and subjects (heavy metal, biker,... [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]

ACLU SOCAL CHARITY AUCTION

obeygiant.com December  7, 2015
ACLU SOCAL CHARITY AUCTION

Check out the ACLU SoCal Charity Buzz Auction, with the opportunity to bid on original art by Shepard, Leonard Cohen, and others. You can also bid to attend... [Read more]

ACLU SOCAL CHARITY AUCTION

obeygiant.com December  7, 2015
ACLU SOCAL CHARITY AUCTION

Check out the ACLU SoCal Charity Buzz Auction, with the opportunity to bid on original art by Shepard, Leonard Cohen, and others. You can also bid to attend... [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]

Mustafa Hulusi: Flyposting (Indoors) & A Retrospective Of...

graffoto1.blogspot.com October 26, 2015
Mustafa Hulusi: Flyposting (Indoors) & A Retrospective Of Flyposting (Outdoors)

29 Sep - 30 Oct 2015Cass Bank Gallery59-63 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7PFAll photos: NoLionsInEnglandDid you see it? The best street art exhibition... [Read more]

New Interview with Fast Co.

obeygiant.com October  7, 2015
New Interview with Fast Co.

Check out Shepard’s new interview with Fast Company on Art, Advertising, and Propaganda below. POST-“HOPE” POSTER: SHEPARD FAIREY ON ART, ADVERTISING,... [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]

Shepard in conversation with chris stein via Neuehouse

obeygiant.com September 25, 2015
Shepard in conversation with chris stein via Neuehouse

While Shepard was in New York last week for the opening of his show “On Our Hands” at Jacob Lewis Gallery, he sat down with Blondie co-founder Chris Stein at... [Read more]

“She-Studies” by Francisco Reyes Jr.

obeygiant.com September 25, 2015
“She-Studies” by Francisco Reyes Jr.

My friend and co-worker Francisco Reyes Jr. just released a great new set of prints based on his illustrations of female figures. Cisco is influenced by punk... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey Talks Music and Art

obeygiant.com September 22, 2015
Shepard Fairey Talks Music and Art

Shepard spoke with Sotheby’s about the inspiration behind “Rock Style,” opening today in London. The exhibit, curated by Tommy Hilfiger and Jeffrey Deitch,... [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]

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]

Live Talks Los Angeles presents an Evening with Shepard...

obeygiant.com August 27, 2015
Live Talks Los Angeles presents an Evening with Shepard Fairey

Live Talks Los Angeles presents an Evening with Shepard Fairey, in conversation with Moby, Tuesday, October 6th at 8pm. The evening shares a title with his... [Read more]

Drama Köln

cityleaks-festival.de August  5, 2015
Drama Köln

DRAMA KÖLN (DEU) WO Alle Veranstaltungen im King Georg Sudermannstr. 2 50670 Köln WANN [email protected] Drama Köln nutzt den öffentlichen Raum als... [Read more]

MyDogSighs creates a new mural for Upfest in Bristol, UK

streetartnews.net July 29, 2015
MyDogSighs creates a new mural for Upfest in Bristol, UK

MyDogSighs spent his week-end in lovely Bristol, UK where he took part in the mega Street Art festival known as Upfest.The British artist painted his... [Read more]

Last Week to see SID in Paris!

obeygiant.com July 27, 2015
Last Week to see SID in Paris!

Last week to see SID: Superman Is Dead at the Magda Danysz gallery in Paris! This unique tribute to the life of Sid Vicious features original paintings and... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey's Arrest Begs Question: Art or Vandalism?

stencilarchive.org July 20, 2015
Shepard Fairey's Arrest Begs Question: Art or Vandalism?

Historical Item Legal Information News Articles How Shepard Fairey's arrest provides a new look at an old question: Is it art or is it vandalism?... [Read more]

“SID: superman is dead” exhibit in paris

obeygiant.com July 14, 2015
“SID: superman is dead” exhibit in paris

If you’re in Paris, be sure to check out “SID: SUPERMAN IS DEAD,” a unique collaborative exhibition by Shepard and photographer Dennis Morris, a tribute to... [Read more]

SID: SUPERMAN IS DEAD OPENS IN PARIS JULY 4!

obeygiant.com July  1, 2015
SID: SUPERMAN IS DEAD OPENS IN PARIS JULY 4!

My interest in S.I.D. has several layers and I’m not putting across one message. I think Sid Vicious is a good example of the culture of music and celebrity,... [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]

“Lovers” by Ludo in Paris, France

streetartnews.net March 21, 2016

Ludo just sent us some images from his latest piece which was just completed yesterday afternoon on the streets of Paris, France. Entitled “Lovers”, the... [Read more]

Bowie tribute band. #Barnaby #bastian #rocknroll #wip...

elbowtoe.tumblr.com January 16, 2016

A video posted by @elbowtoe on Jan 16, 2016 at 10:36am PST Bowie tribute band. #Barnaby #bastian #rocknroll #wip #brooklynmusicfactory [Read more]

Fred Armisen & The Art Of Comedic Reality

obeygiant.com August 21, 2015

Fred Armisen was recently interviewed by 1xRun on his creative process, comedy, love of art, and predilection towards punk rock. Fred is an art collector... [Read more]