Shepard Fairey Latest Stories

Farewell to Freedom

obeygiant.com December 19, 2014
Farewell to Freedom

I have been a fan of The Colbert Report since early in it’s run. I really love the character Stephen created, because he brilliantly illuminates and... [Read more]

ART AS A WEAPON

obeygiant.com December 17, 2014
ART AS A WEAPON

I met Jeffrey Durkin while in San Diego painting my Burmese Monk mural and we discussed his film “Art as a Weapon.” I really liked what the film was about... [Read more]

Dennis Morris / The Bollocks: Release and Book Signing

obeygiant.com December 16, 2014
Dennis Morris / The Bollocks: Release and Book Signing

In 2013, Shepard collaborated with photographer Dennis Morris on a series of works focusing on the life of Sid Vicious, culminating in Subliminal Project’s... [Read more]

Kai and Sunny / Lots of Bits of Star

obeygiant.com December 15, 2014
Kai and Sunny / Lots of Bits of Star

My friends Kai and Sunny have a great show of new work up at the Jonathan Levine Gallery in NYC. We collaborated on a piece together that is included in the... [Read more]

Earth Crisis Prints

obeygiant.com December 12, 2014
Earth Crisis Prints

As you all know I’m concerned about the future of the planet. My political stance on protecting the planet is driven by my concern for the quality of life... [Read more]

INTERPOLATION DIPTYCH RELEASING THURSDAY!

obeygiant.com December  9, 2014
INTERPOLATION DIPTYCH RELEASING THURSDAY!

The Interpol guys and I were happy enough with our mural collaboration that we decided to make a screen print diptych set of the same art. 450 sets will be... [Read more]

Art Basel '14: Shepard Fairey and Cleon Peterson...

streetartnews.net December  7, 2014
Art Basel '14: Shepard Fairey and Cleon Peterson collaborate on new pieces in Miami

Obey Giant aka Shepard Fairey is also in Miami for Art Basel 2014 where he teamed up with Cleon Peterson to beautify the streets of Wynwood.The Los-Angeles... [Read more]

MARTHA COOPER DOCUMENTS MIAMI MURAL PROGRESS

obeygiant.com December  5, 2014
MARTHA COOPER DOCUMENTS MIAMI MURAL PROGRESS

Renowned street art photographer Martha Cooper dropped by the Wynwood Walls to document my collaborative mural with Cleon Peterson and the crew during Miami... [Read more]

Artist talk tonight in Miami

obeygiant.com December  4, 2014
Artist talk tonight in Miami

Shepard will be joining legendary photojournalist Martha Cooper, painter/designer Tristan Eaton and notorious favela transmuter and artist Jeroen Koolhaas... [Read more]

UPDATE FROM ART BASEL MIAMI 2014

obeygiant.com December  4, 2014
UPDATE FROM ART BASEL MIAMI 2014

Shepard and the crew have been in Miami this week battling rain and fighting for daylight, working on new murals and more. This year Shepard teamed up with... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey creates a new piece in Brooklyn to support...

streetartnews.net November 29, 2014
Shepard Fairey creates a new piece in Brooklyn to support the new Interpol album

A few days ago on the busy streets of Brooklyn in New York City, Shepard Fairey and his team painted this diptych piece to support the release of the newest... [Read more]

FERGUSON AND MICHAEL BROWN

obeygiant.com November 25, 2014
FERGUSON AND MICHAEL BROWN

The fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, by a white police officer in Ferguson Mo. is not only tragic, but is charged with tension because... [Read more]

INTERPOLATION / NEW INTERPOL MURAL, WEBSITE, AND ALBUM!

obeygiant.com November 25, 2014
INTERPOLATION / NEW INTERPOL MURAL, WEBSITE, AND ALBUM!

Last night Interpol kicked off a busy week in New York with a performance of “Everything Is Wrong” from their “triumphant” (Chicago Tribune) new LP ‘El... [Read more]

ART Spezial: Street Art! Gewinnt 3 x das Sonderheft!

rebelart.net November 23, 2014
ART Spezial: Street Art! Gewinnt 3 x das Sonderheft!

“Das ideale Geschenk für den Onkel, der immer belächelt hat, was du da so treibst”, sagt fk.1just.de. Jetzt ist es am Kiosk (und im eShop): Das Sonderheft... [Read more]

Glen E. Friedman in London this friday

obeygiant.com November 20, 2014
Glen E. Friedman in London this friday

This Friday in London, my good friend Glen E. Friedman is having a book release for his latest book “My Rules” at 14 Henrietta St in Covent Garden! I’ve been... [Read more]

Xmas Exhibition at Hang-Up Gallery

invisiblemadevisible.co.uk November 20, 2014
Xmas Exhibition at Hang-Up Gallery

Hang-Up Galleryembraces the yule with their upcoming Xmas Exhibition showcasing an impressive collection of new, rare and/or previously unseen artworks from... [Read more]

R.I.P. RICHARD DUARDO

obeygiant.com November 13, 2014
R.I.P. RICHARD DUARDO

My friend Richard Duardo passed away in his sleep unexpectedly a couple of nights ago. He was a very important part of the LA art eco-system and deserves a... [Read more]

Debbie Harry Zebra Skin

obeygiant.com November 11, 2014
Debbie Harry Zebra Skin

Blondie is one of my all-time favorite bands. I’ve been a fan since I discovered them as a kid on pop radio. After I got into punk, I learned more about... [Read more]

Debbie Harry Zebra Skin

obeygiant.com November 11, 2014
Debbie Harry Zebra Skin

Blondie is one of my all-time favorite bands. I’ve been a fan since I discovered them as a kid on pop radio. After I got into punk, I learned more about... [Read more]

Protect the Sacred

obeygiant.com November 10, 2014
Protect the Sacred

I made this Protect the Sacred image in collaboration with National Geographic Photographer Aaron Huey in support of www.honorthetreaties.org, an... [Read more]

Andre sticker by @obeygiant aka Shepard Fairey

streetartcollection.tumblr.com November  9, 2014
Andre sticker by @obeygiant aka Shepard Fairey

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Andre sticker by @obeygiant aka Shepard Fairey

loveurbanart.tumblr.com November  9, 2014
Andre sticker by @obeygiant aka Shepard Fairey

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Time Magazine Cover

obeygiant.com November  9, 2014
Time Magazine Cover

I’ve been honored to do two Time Magazine covers, one of Barack Obama in 2008 and one of an Occupy Wall Street protester in 2011. Both of these covers... [Read more]

Rock the Casbah!

obeygiant.com November  6, 2014
Rock the Casbah!

Please take a moment to check out Rock the Casbah – an EP by Ranking Roger The Joe Strummer New Music Foundation. Strummerville promotes Joe’s legacy of... [Read more]

Black Keys Turn Blue

obeygiant.com November  5, 2014
Black Keys Turn Blue

After creating the posters for the Black Keys shows at Madison Square Gardens in 2012, I was honored to be asked to do the LA Forum poster for the band’s... [Read more]

Vote Yes on Prop 47 tomorrow / support education over...

obeygiant.com November  3, 2014
Vote Yes on Prop 47 tomorrow / support education over Imprisonment

America has the highest rate of incarceration on the planet but I’d prefer if it had the highest quality of education! Please support Prop 47 tomorrow to... [Read more]

Classic pasteup By Shepard Fairey @obeygiant at @cargo_ldn

streetartcollection.tumblr.com November  2, 2014
Classic pasteup By Shepard Fairey @obeygiant at @cargo_ldn

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Classic pasteup By Shepard Fairey @obeygiant at @cargo_ldn

loveurbanart.tumblr.com November  2, 2014
Classic pasteup By Shepard Fairey @obeygiant at @cargo_ldn

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Mayday in 30 Contest Results Are In!

obeygiant.com October 29, 2014
Mayday in 30 Contest Results Are In!

The results are in for the MAYDAY in 30 video contest! Check out the “behind the scenes” video of the judging process which Shepard participated in, as well... [Read more]

Power & Glory Day of the Dead Skull

obeygiant.com October 28, 2014
Power & Glory Day of the Dead Skull

The Power t help but think about how those who come after us will remember us. Were we good stewards of the earth and the legacy of humanity? Ernesto and I... [Read more]

CHECK OUT ARTIST PHILIP LUMBANG’S PRODUCTS ONLINE!

obeygiant.com October 27, 2014
CHECK OUT ARTIST PHILIP LUMBANG’S PRODUCTS ONLINE!

My friend, artist, designer, and former co-worker, Phil Lumbang has launched a line of tees and iPhone cases with his bear artwork on them. I appreciate his... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey: Paz Y Libertad @ CAC Malaga by Spraying...

blog.stolenspace.com October 25, 2014
Shepard Fairey: Paz Y Libertad @ CAC Malaga by Spraying Bricks

In 1987 Andre Rene Roussimoff aka Andre The Giant drew the biggest WWF crowd at the the Pontiac Silver Dome. Two years later American street artist, Shephard... [Read more]

An Evening Of Art With Billy Morrison & Joey Feldman

obeygiant.com October 23, 2014
An Evening Of Art With Billy Morrison & Joey Feldman

Shepard will be DJing this Sunday October 26th at An Evening Of Art With Billy Morrison s Christmas Grenade piece shown below. Be sure to check out more of... [Read more]

Poster For George

obeygiant.com October 20, 2014
Poster For George

I was honored to be asked by Dhani and Olivia Harrison to work on a portrait poster to coincide with the major reissue of George Harrison’s first six solo... [Read more]

Glen E. Friedman & Ian MacKaye discuss some of the...

obeygiant.com October 16, 2014
Glen E. Friedman & Ian MacKaye discuss some of the photographs in MY RULES on Vimeo

As I’ve mentioned previously, I worked on the design and wrote an essay for Glen E. Friedman’s awesome new book MY RULES. The book is a large format beast,... [Read more]

D*Face: Dead Pilot @ CAC Malaga by Spraying Bricks

blog.stolenspace.com October 16, 2014
D*Face: Dead Pilot @ CAC Malaga by Spraying Bricks

It is coming up to a year since D*Face headed to southern Spain, seeking warmer climates…destination Málaga! Invited out in mid November last year, Spraying... [Read more]

War Child Art of the Guitar Benefit Auction

obeygiant.com October 15, 2014
War Child Art of the Guitar Benefit Auction

Shepard was one of 16 artists from music and contemporary art to design a custom Caparelli guitar for an upcoming auction at Bonhams New York on Nov. 9 at... [Read more]

PROP. 45 – HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES ARE BANKING ON YOUR...

obeygiant.com October 14, 2014
PROP. 45 – HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES ARE BANKING ON YOUR IGNORANCE

Health insurance companies are banking on your ignorance as they spend millions to disinform and block Prop. 45. Prop. 45 is a public advocacy measure to... [Read more]

Russell Brand Will Occupy Wall St. Tomorrow

obeygiant.com October 13, 2014
Russell Brand Will Occupy Wall St. Tomorrow

Two of my friends, authors and activists David DeGraw and Russell Brand, will be doing readings from their new books in NYC’s Zucotti Park tomorrow. David is... [Read more]

TORONTO MURAL RECAP // OFFICIAL 2014 MURAL TOUR CLOSES

obeygiant.com October 10, 2014
TORONTO MURAL RECAP // OFFICIAL 2014 MURAL TOUR CLOSES

Toronto was the last stop on my seven city mural tour and it was a fun place to end the tour with a bang. A bunch of the Obey Clothing crew from Canada and... [Read more]

‘CNN Ones to Watch’ with Shepard Fairey and Steve...

obeygiant.com December 10, 2014

Be sure to catch Shepard on CNN’s new international series Ones to Watch this Friday, December 12 at 1030 GMT / 1130 CET and 1630 GMT / 1730 GMT. CNN Ones... [Read more]

Subliminal projects holiday bazaar!

obeygiant.com December  6, 2014

While Art Basel is popping in Miami, if you’re in the Los Angeles area you should stop by our gallery Subliminal Projects for a Holiday Bazaar featuring many... [Read more]

Shepard on Creativity, activism, and rebellion

obeygiant.com November 19, 2014

Shepard speaks on creativity, activism and rebellion in this new video interview from Fusion. Check it out! “What I think is great about what’s happening... [Read more]

CopyrightX Enrollment now open!

obeygiant.com November 18, 2014

As many of you know, I was faced with the challenge of a copyright infringement lawsuit over the use of a reference photograph when I illustrated my Obama... [Read more]

Please Support Water Brother’s Kickstarter Campaign

obeygiant.com November 12, 2014

I used to skate with and print t-shirts for Water Brothers crew when I lived in Rhode Island. Sid Abruzzi and the Water Bros. crew were a blast to skate and... [Read more]

Rebel Music 2

obeygiant.com November  7, 2014

I’m proud to be an executive producer on MTV’s new show Rebel Music. I’ve also created the visuals for the show. In the second season premiere we are... [Read more]

Go out and vote tomorrow!

obeygiant.com November  4, 2014

I’d like our democracy to work better but one thing’s for sure, if you don’t vote it will become worse. Go out and vote tomorrow! – Shepard Take a selfie... [Read more]

Joan Jett’s full, uncensored, fury / Your help is...

obeygiant.com November  3, 2014

As flawed as our two party system is, it is essential to vote for the people who come closest to representing your views and interests. I already cast my... [Read more]

Obey In Toronto Video

obeygiant.com October 15, 2014

Toronto was the last stop on my seven city mural tour and it was a fun place to end the tour with a bang. The Obey Clothing crew tagged along for this one... [Read more]

ATTENTION PLEASE!

obeygiant.com October 14, 2014

I’m one of the judges for the #MAYDAYin30 video contest. Help reduce the corrupting influence of money in politics. Get creative and submit your video... [Read more]