Shepard Fairey Latest Stories

Justin Peck’s Heatscape opens today!

obeygiant.com March 27, 2015
Justin Peck’s Heatscape opens today!

The Miami City Ballet opens today with Justin Peck’s Heatscape featuring my set design. I’m a big fan of Robert Rauschenberg who collaborated with Merce... [Read more]

The Music of David Lynch

obeygiant.com March 26, 2015
The Music of David Lynch

I’m a big fan of David Lynch’s movies, art, and music so I was excited to be asked to create an image for the David Lynch Foundation, his Transcendental... [Read more]

Take action, save democracy, join Mayday v2!

obeygiant.com March 16, 2015
Take action, save democracy, join Mayday v2!

We have to take action to reduce the influence of money in politics in order for our democracy to work properly! Check out Mayday.us V2 and their plan to... [Read more]

Books: "SURFACE" Portrait anthology of some of the most...

streetartnews.net March 16, 2015
Books: "SURFACE" Portrait anthology of some of the most significant street artists by Søren Solkær

"SURFACE" is the definitive portrait anthology of some of the most significant street artists on the contemporary scene as well as the pioneering icons.... [Read more]

Commanda Mural Print Release!

obeygiant.com March 13, 2015
Commanda Mural Print Release!

This  “Commanda Mural” print is a co-publishing collaboration with the Ernst Hilger Gallery based on the mural I did in Vienna Austria near the gallery. I’m... [Read more]

Ravi Zupa

obeygiant.com March 11, 2015
Ravi Zupa

Ravi Zupa is one of my favorite artists and had his first Los Angeles showing at my gallery, Subliminal Projects, featuring his mind-blowing paintings.... [Read more]

Take Action NOW For Leonard Peltier!

obeygiant.com March 11, 2015
Take Action NOW For Leonard Peltier!

I have worked with a few Native American rights and advocacy groups over the years in an effort to combat, and raise awareness about, the pervasive injustice... [Read more]

Tinder as a platform for art

blog.vandalog.com March 11, 2015
Tinder as a platform for art

Screenshots from Swipe Left So you’re swiping right and swiping left, swiping left and swiping right, swiping right and swiping left… Tinder is a... [Read more]

the loneliest whale in the world

obeygiant.com March  5, 2015
the loneliest whale in the world

With only 6 days to go, NOW is the time to secure your kickstarter rewards including some items featuring my design for the Lonely Whale film, and help fund... [Read more]

Peace Series 2 (Doves) x Poster Child Prints Release!

obeygiant.com February 24, 2015
Peace Series 2 (Doves) x Poster Child Prints Release!

Today’s the Day! Obey Peace Series 2 (Doves) / a brand new limited edition print set offered exclusively through Poster Child Prints. Click HERE for... [Read more]

Dissobey print release!

obeygiant.com February 11, 2015
Dissobey print release!

I have been a fan of Slick’s graffiti and graphic design since the early 90’s. I was following graffiti of course, where Slick’s street work was legendary,... [Read more]

So we interviewed the host of Street Art Throwdown…

blog.vandalog.com February  4, 2015
So we interviewed the host of Street Art Throwdown…

An illegal wildposted advertisement for Street Art Throwdown in Philadelphia, torn down and thrown in the trash. Today we’re posting an interview that RJ... [Read more]

Take action against the Senate’s treacherous Keystone XL...

obeygiant.com February  2, 2015
Take action against the Senate’s treacherous Keystone XL pipeline approval now!

I know I sound like a broken record, but until there is campaign finance reform, many members of congress will put the interests of their most powerful... [Read more]

Bob Marley | Slave Driver

obeygiant.com February  1, 2015
Bob Marley | Slave Driver

This Friday, Feb 6. check out the Dennis Morris Bob Marley show “Revolutionary Dreams,” celebrating what would be Bob’s 70th birthday, opening at Known... [Read more]

Peace Haiti | 2nd release

obeygiant.com January 30, 2015
Peace  Haiti | 2nd release

We originally released 200 of this print to benefit Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ) with the other 200 to be sold through their channels. Since APJ don’t... [Read more]

Bob Marley | Slave Driver

obeygiant.com January 30, 2015
Bob Marley | Slave Driver

Next Friday, Feb 6. check out the Dennis Morris Bob Marley show “Revolutionary Dreams”, celebrating what would be Bob’s 70th birthday, opening at Known... [Read more]

Stick it up Shoreditch. Street Art Stickers 2

hookedblog.co.uk January 26, 2015
Stick it up Shoreditch. Street Art Stickers 2

Hookedblog are big fans of street art stickers, from the one off hand drawn/ hand painted kind often making using of the free UPS sticker labels to the super... [Read more]

CHECK OUT SHEPARD’S CAMEO ON PORTLANDIA THURS. JAN. 29 on...

obeygiant.com January 26, 2015
CHECK OUT SHEPARD’S CAMEO ON PORTLANDIA THURS. JAN. 29 on IFC!

I’m a big fan of Portlandia, Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen’s comedy show based on poking fun at the idiosyncrasies of bohemian Portland Oregon, so I was... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey x Cleon Peterson "Pattern Of Corruption"...

streetartnews.net January 23, 2015
Shepard Fairey x Cleon Peterson "Pattern Of Corruption" Limited Edition Print Release

Next Tuesday, Shepard Fairey will be releasing in collaboration with Cleon Peterson a brand new screen print edition entitled "Pattern Of... [Read more]

PATTERN OF CORRUPTION

obeygiant.com January 23, 2015
PATTERN OF CORRUPTION

Cleon Peterson and I recently collaborated on a mural in Miami’s Wynwood district and were happy enough with the end result to decide to make some limited... [Read more]

Interpol Premiere New Music Video / Shepard designs album...

obeygiant.com January 22, 2015
Interpol Premiere New Music Video / Shepard designs album cover for upcoming 7″

Check out the premiere of Interpol’s new music video for the single “Everything Is Wrong,” directed by Paul Banks! Be on the lookout come Record Store... [Read more]

Billy Idol | Kings and Queens of the Underground

obeygiant.com January 19, 2015
Billy Idol | Kings and Queens of the Underground

I have been fortunate to work with Billy Idol on several creative projects including his “Devil’s Playground” album package and his “Idolize Yourself”... [Read more]

DENNIS MORRIS: THE BOLLOCKS – A PHOTO ESSAY OF THE SEX...

obeygiant.com January 19, 2015
DENNIS MORRIS: THE BOLLOCKS – A PHOTO ESSAY OF THE SEX PISTOLS | Deluxe artist edition

My friend, photographer Dennis Morris, recently released an extraordinary hand-made box set of a limited large format version of his Sex Pistols book “The... [Read more]

Check out The Bundle Feat. Shepard, Russell Brand and...

obeygiant.com January 16, 2015
Check out The Bundle Feat. Shepard, Russell Brand and Amanda Palmer!

My friend, and two time Sundance winner, Ondi Timoner is releasing a bundle of three film shorts as part of her Chief Executive Artist series. I happen to be... [Read more]

Not One More

obeygiant.com January 10, 2015
Not One More

This variation on the print Shepard Fairey and I first created with Zack de la Rocha and Marco Amador pays homage to migrants whose courage, sacrifice, and... [Read more]

Not Impossible!

obeygiant.com January  6, 2015
Not Impossible!

My friend Mick Ebeling wrote a great book called “ Not Impossible” about his quest to solve human problems with technology. This is a fantastic read if you... [Read more]

Top 5 Moments of 2014

obeygiant.com December 31, 2014
Top 5 Moments of 2014

1). Halsey Institute of Contemporary Design (May, 2014) The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in the Art of Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns – “This show... [Read more]

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]

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]

Opening Photos: Sea No Evil Art Show, California

papermonster.wordpress.com August  3, 2010
Opening Photos: Sea No Evil Art Show, California

The Sea No Evil Art Event benefiting the Sea Sheperd Conservation Society opened this past weekend with a giant turnout. ArrestedMotion.com (HERE) and... [Read more]

Support the Melvin’s Colossus of reality!

obeygiant.com March 23, 2015

The Melvins are one of my all-time favorite bands! Let’s help make this documentary a reality! – Shepard Click here to SUPPORT! [Read more]

Andy Warhol’s great niece to make film on “Uncle Andy!”

obeygiant.com March 12, 2015

Andy Warhol was a big inspiration for me and many others. A lot of documentaries have been made on Warhol and his contribution to the art world, but none... [Read more]

VIEW OUTFOXED FOR FREE

obeygiant.com December 30, 2014

I have been a big fan of Brave New Films for a long time, long enough that I had to rent or buy their films! Lucky for us, Brave New Films believes in... [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]