Shepard Fairey Latest Stories

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]

Fruits Of Our Labor

obeygiant.com July 23, 2015
Fruits Of Our Labor

The Fruits of Our Labor print was inspired by a couple of things: the genetic modification of fruits and vegetables, and the military industrial complex. A... [Read more]

A TURN IN PARADISE

obeygiant.com July 22, 2015
A TURN IN PARADISE

My piece for the Coney Island Art Walls was inspired by both Coney Island’s oceanside location, and my ongoing criticism of environmental destruction... [Read more]

5th Annual Rock and Roll Carnival to Benefit MUSACK w/...

obeygiant.com July 21, 2015
5th Annual Rock and Roll Carnival to Benefit MUSACK w/ Rancid, X, and more!

Shepard will be DJing at The 5th Annual Rock and Roll Carnival to Benefit MUSACK on Saturday, August 22 in Hancock Park. The event will feature performances... [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]

Coverage: Shepard Fairey "Your Eyes Here" exhibition @...

streetartnews.net July 19, 2015
Coverage: Shepard Fairey "Your Eyes Here" exhibition @ CAC Malaga

Los Angeles-based artist Shepard Fairey is having his first solo exhibition in a Spanish museum at the Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, curated by... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey "Black Gold" Limited Edition Print Release

streetartnews.net July 18, 2015
Shepard Fairey "Black Gold" Limited Edition Print Release

Shepard Fairey is set to release a new edition entitled "Black Gold" next week via ObeyGiant.The print is an edition of 450, it measures 18 x 24 inches,... [Read more]

Black Gold

obeygiant.com July 18, 2015
Black Gold

The “Black Gold” poster is a sequel or companion to “Endless Power” and uses a comparison between the tobacco industry and the oil and gas industry to... [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]

‘Wasted Youth / Your Eyes Here’ (CAC Malaga Edition)...

blog.stolenspace.com July 15, 2015
‘Wasted Youth / Your Eyes Here’ (CAC Malaga Edition) Print Release

‘Wasted Youth / Your Eyes Here’ – a new collaboration print by D*Face and Shepard Fairey will be released Thursday 16th July at a random time between 5pm-6pm... [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]

“Wasted Youth / Your Eyes Here” (CAC Malaga Edition)

obeygiant.com July  9, 2015
“Wasted Youth / Your Eyes Here” (CAC Malaga Edition)

D*Face and I enjoy collaborating and we both agreed that it would be great to do a print to celebrate our simultaneous shows at the CAC Málaga.  We used very... [Read more]

PAY 2 PLAY: Democracy’s High Stakes

obeygiant.com July  8, 2015
PAY 2 PLAY: Democracy’s High Stakes

It’s simple, “when money equals speech, speech ceases to be free.” Corruption surrounding big money in politics affects every single American. It’s time... [Read more]

It’s the law link-o-rama

blog.vandalog.com July  7, 2015
It’s the law link-o-rama

Chip Thomas aka Jetsonorama mural in Bushwick. Coincidentally, today’s links all revolve around the law… It looks like Starbucks ripped off Maya... [Read more]

too many names

obeygiant.com July  6, 2015
too many names

My friend Saber just finished a very powerful piece dedicated to those who have been shot by the police over the past year. I applaud his willingness to... [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]

IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY, I GUESS – opening at Subliminal...

obeygiant.com July  2, 2015
IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY, I GUESS – opening at Subliminal projects

SUBLIMINAL PROJECTS is pleased to present IT’S A BEAUTIFUL DAY, I GUESS, a group exhibition featuring new work by Greg Bojorquez, Tim Diet, Mark Drew,... [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]

Positive-Propaganda: Paint It Black

obeygiant.com June 30, 2015
Positive-Propaganda: Paint It Black

I met Sebastian Pohl last fall when I was in Berlin painting my Rose Shackle/Make Art Not War mural. Sebastian explained his Positive-Propaganda project and... [Read more]

SHEPARD FAIREY: ON OUR HANDS, OPENS SEPTEMBER 17 AT JACOB...

obeygiant.com June 29, 2015
SHEPARD FAIREY: ON OUR HANDS, OPENS SEPTEMBER 17 AT JACOB LEWIS GALLERY

Jacob Lewis Gallery is pleased to present On Our Hands, an exhibition of new paintings by Shepard Fairey. The exhibition will be on view September 18—October... [Read more]

THE LATEST FROM MALAGA, SPAIN

obeygiant.com June 26, 2015
THE LATEST FROM MALAGA, SPAIN

After painting my eight-story mural in Málaga in 2013, I was very excited about the opportunity to return to such a beautiful city and not only do more art... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey new mural in Málaga, Spain

hookedblog.co.uk June 26, 2015
Shepard Fairey new mural in Málaga, Spain

Currently in Málaga, Spain for his upcoming exhibition 'Your Eyes Here' (covered here), Shepard Fairey and his Obey teams took to the streets of Málaga... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey and Dface At CAC Málaga · Centro de Arte...

hookedblog.co.uk June 26, 2015
Shepard Fairey and Dface At CAC Málaga · Centro de Arte Contemporáneo

Hookedblog have just touched down in the sunny Spanish city of Málaga for the upcoming exhibitions Wasted Youth and Your Eyes Here at the Centro De Arte... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey New 'Mujer Fatal' mural in Malaga

streetartnews.net June 25, 2015
Shepard Fairey New 'Mujer Fatal' mural in Malaga

After Munich and Berlin, Shepard Fairey and the Obey Giant team are continuing their European tour. They just arrived in Malaga for the upcoing show at the... [Read more]

Euro tour update (lots of pics)!

obeygiant.com June 23, 2015
Euro tour update (lots of pics)!

Check out the latest shots from the Euro tour, including opening night of “Freedom” (group exhibition curated by Stolen Space an association with Urban... [Read more]

Jeff Soto show in LA

obeygiant.com June 23, 2015
Jeff Soto show in LA

My friend Jeff Soto is doing a show of new paintings in LA this Saturday. His work is beautiful in person, so check it out! -Shepard Click more to view the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Your Eyes Here Museum show opens this Friday at...

obeygiant.com June 22, 2015
REMINDER: Your Eyes Here Museum show opens this Friday at CAC MÁLAGA!

After painting my eight-story mural in Málaga in 2013, I was very excited about the opportunity to return to such a beautiful city and not only do more art... [Read more]

Freedom at Urban Nation is now open!

blog.stolenspace.com June 21, 2015
Freedom at Urban Nation is now open!

‘Freedom‘, the 8th and final installment of Project M at Urban Nation curated by StolenSpace Gallery, opened last night in Berlin. During the past week the... [Read more]

Freedom: in Collaboration with Urban Nation

blog.stolenspace.com June 19, 2015
Freedom: in Collaboration with Urban Nation

‘Freedom’ curated by StolenSpace, inspired by Berlin’s political past the 8th final installment of Project M at Urban Nation. Featuring new original artworks... [Read more]

My florist is a dick

obeygiant.com June 18, 2015
My florist is a dick

I’m over in Berlin, and I was asked if my Sadistic Florist image is an SS soldier. No, it is NOT an SS uniform. It is a Washington DC riot police uniform. I... [Read more]

Live a little on Coney Island

blog.vandalog.com June 18, 2015
Live a little on Coney Island

eL Seed. Photo by RJ Rushmore. Last Sunday, I visited Coney Island for the first time. I was there to see The Coney Island Art Walls, Jeffrey Deitch‘s... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey unveils "Israel / Palestine", a new mural...

streetartnews.net June 18, 2015
Shepard Fairey unveils "Israel / Palestine", a new mural in Berlin, Germany

After Munich, Germany a few days ago, Shepard Fairey is now in Berlin where he joined Urban Nation and StolenSpace for the PM8 event. After two days of work... [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]

DFace unveils a new mural in Berlin, Germany

streetartnews.net June 16, 2015
DFace unveils a new mural in Berlin, Germany

DFace has landed in Berlin, Germany for a brand new Street Art project with the good lads form Urban Nation.The British street artist already wrapped up a... [Read more]

In conversation with Joram Roukes

blog.stolenspace.com June 13, 2015
In conversation with Joram Roukes

StolenSpace Gallery is thrilled to showcase ‘The Great Beyond’ a solo exhibition by Dutch artist Joram Roukes. Having relocated from the small city of... [Read more]

SHEPARD TO JOIN VNA MAGAZINE & URBAN NATION PANEL JUNE 19...

obeygiant.com June 11, 2015
SHEPARD TO JOIN VNA MAGAZINE & URBAN NATION PANEL JUNE 19 IN BERLIN

Urban Nation and VNA Magazine in association with StolenSpace Gallery present a panel discussion with Maya Hayuk, D*Face Art, and Shepard Fairey and Urban... [Read more]

Freedom – A Group Show in Collaboration with Urban Nation

blog.stolenspace.com June 11, 2015
Freedom – A Group Show in Collaboration with Urban Nation

StolenSpace are proud to present ‘Freedom’ a group show in association with Urban Nation, Berlin opening on 20th June. Featuring new original artworks by... [Read more]

Jane Birkin’s bag as seen on Artnet

obeygiant.com June 10, 2015
Jane Birkin’s bag as seen on Artnet

I’m far less excited about people spending gobs of money, I mean, record-setting amounts of money, on hand bags than I am about promoting human rights in... [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]

The Shrine shred!

obeygiant.com May 29, 2015
The Shrine shred!

Josh Landau from the band The Shrine sent me this pic of him skating a very nice looking backyard pool. I was happy to see the “OBEY” graffiti in the pool... [Read more]

SHEPARD FAIREY OPENS MUSEUM SHOW AT CENTRO DE ARTE...

obeygiant.com May 29, 2015
SHEPARD FAIREY OPENS MUSEUM SHOW AT CENTRO DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO DE MÁLAGA

MÁLAGA, Spain – The CAC Málaga museum presents Your Eyes Here, an exhibition from Los Angeles-based artist Shepard Fairey. Your Eyes Here is not just a... [Read more]

Bad Brains School of Rock!

obeygiant.com July 23, 2015

My friend Darryl Jenifer from Bad Brains sent me this cool video of Eli Proper in an Obey tee on drums at the Darryl Jenifer recording camp. Darryl is... [Read more]

Art, Music, Politics with Chuck D & Shepard Fairey SXSW 2015

obeygiant.com July 21, 2015

“Art and music should be about empowerment; once you’ve created a means to communicate, you shouldn’t squander that with stuff that is meaningless, you... [Read more]

The Young Lords: New York Bronx Museum exhibit

obeygiant.com July 15, 2015

If you’re in New York be sure to check out “¡Presente! The Young Lords,” a new exhibit focusing on radical Puerto Rican nationalist and civil-rights activist... [Read more]

Help fund the trap door at the edge of the universe!

obeygiant.com July 13, 2015

My good friend Noah Warner wrote and is making an indie film called Trap Door at the Edge of the Universe. He’s got a great group of actors lined up and only... [Read more]

GIVING UP ON PRESIDENT OBAMA

obeygiant.com June 16, 2015

Included below is an e-mail exchange between Mr. Bradley Carlson of Miami, Florida.  Mr. Carlson reached out to Shepard to share his viewpoints and concern... [Read more]

DETROIT RE-VISITED – VIDEO & VIRTUAL GALLERY TOUR

obeygiant.com June 15, 2015

Art has the ability to effect the heart through the eyes first, and then the head will follow. I’m always hoping that every piece that I do will make a... [Read more]

Joan Jett’s Great Induction Speech into the Rock and Roll...

obeygiant.com June  5, 2015

Joan Jett's Unedited Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Speech Joan Jett's Unedited Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Speech #JoanJett #RockHall2015... [Read more]

Support Einstein on the Beach!

obeygiant.com June  3, 2015

Director John Walter is completing his documentary on Philip Glass and Robert Wilson’s avant-garde opera Einstein on the Beach. The film THE EARTH MOVES: A... [Read more]

Support The Olympic Auditorium Project!

obeygiant.com May 30, 2015

My friend Robert Benavides is working on a feature length documentary about the history of the LA Auditorium. Awesome people from Muhammad Ali to Andre the... [Read more]