Shepard Fairey 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]

LESS THAN 24 HOURS LEFT TO PURCHASE “WHERE TO INVADE...

obeygiant.com February 12, 2016
LESS THAN 24 HOURS LEFT TO PURCHASE “WHERE TO INVADE NEXT” SCREEN PRINT!

Michael Moore’s new film, “Where To Invade Next,” releases nationwide tomorrow. To coincide with the film, Shepard has created a screen print offered... [Read more]

MODULAR SYNTHESIS CLOSING RECEPTION 2/13

obeygiant.com February 11, 2016
MODULAR SYNTHESIS CLOSING RECEPTION 2/13

Subliminal Projects is hosting a closing reception for MODULAR SYNTHESIS this Saturday, February 13th from 12 – 6pm! A variety of never-before-seen pieces... [Read more]

ZOOLANDER BLUE STEEL Avail. 2/16!

obeygiant.com February 11, 2016
ZOOLANDER BLUE STEEL Avail. 2/16!

Zoolander is one of my favorite movies, so I was really excited when I heard that a sequel was in the works! I have met Ben Stiller a few times and let him... [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]

Supreme Court Blocks Obama’s Clean Power Plan

obeygiant.com February 10, 2016
Supreme Court Blocks Obama’s Clean Power Plan

I’m devastated that the Supreme Court put President Obama’s Clean Power Plan on hold. In theory, the role of the Supreme Court is to act as a non-partisan... [Read more]

Where to Invade Next Poster Release

obeygiant.com February  9, 2016
Where to Invade Next  Poster Release

Shepard designed the poster for Michael Moore’s new film Where to Invade Next, which releases nationwide this Friday, February 12. The poster is available... [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]

SHEPARD SUPPORTS BERNIE SANDERS, CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM

obeygiant.com February  5, 2016
SHEPARD SUPPORTS BERNIE SANDERS, CAMPAIGN FINANCE REFORM

Check out the following article by Clark Mindock, via International Business Times, on why Shepard supports Bernie Sanders and the necessity of campaign... [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]

Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears

obeygiant.com February  2, 2016
Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears

PBS is airing a documentary by my friend Antonino D’Ambrosio based on his book “A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears,” the... [Read more]

REPRESENT.US FIGHTS MONEY IN POLITICS – WATCH CBS SUNDAY...

obeygiant.com February  1, 2016
REPRESENT.US FIGHTS MONEY IN POLITICS – WATCH CBS SUNDAY MORNING TO LEARN MORE

Money in politics continues to be an issue at the top of the list of my concerns for the United States and I’m glad I’m not alone. Represent.US is a... [Read more]

Anti-Immigration: Emotion Vs. Fact

obeygiant.com February  1, 2016
Anti-Immigration: Emotion Vs. Fact

Immigration is a hot-button issue, but I feel that much of the anti-immigration sentiment is driven by emotion more than fact. In this Zeitguide piece, Brad... [Read more]

Library Street Collective Presents: Shepard Fairey, Cleon...

obeygiant.com January 30, 2016
Library Street Collective Presents: Shepard Fairey, Cleon Peterson, Faile, Swoon, and more!

Check out Shepard’s work amongst the great lineup for Library Street Collective’s next show. The show opens Saturday, February 27th, 7-9pm. If you’re in... [Read more]

Obey 3 Face Collage Signed Offset Print Set Avail. 2/2

obeygiant.com January 29, 2016
Obey 3 Face Collage Signed Offset Print Set Avail. 2/2

Obey 3 FaceCollage Signed Offset Print Set 18 inches x 24 inches Offset prints on cream speckle tone paper. Signed by Shepard Fairey. Open edition (not... [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]

FEEL THE BERN WITH THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS!

obeygiant.com January 28, 2016
FEEL THE BERN WITH THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS!

“I’m supporting Bernie Sanders for President because I think that he’s the candidate most likely to work for the needs of normal people, not the wealthy and... [Read more]

“MARY KALI” BY RAVI ZUPA AVAILABLE NOW

obeygiant.com January 27, 2016
“MARY KALI” BY RAVI ZUPA AVAILABLE NOW

Ravi Zupa is a very talented guy and I love his work. He’s definitely one of my favorite artists and I am happy to support him. My friends at Poster Child... [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]

WINTER SALE - Save up to 70%

5piecesgallery.blogspot.fr January 25, 2016
WINTER SALE - Save up to 70%

Grab the chance and get some outstanding art by internationally known artists like H.R. Giger, Hans Erni, Shepard Fairey, Adam Caldwell, Boris Sirka, Cesar... [Read more]

THE ART OF THE POLITICAL REVOLUTION OPENS THIS SATURDAY!

obeygiant.com January 22, 2016
THE ART OF THE POLITICAL REVOLUTION OPENS THIS SATURDAY!

Shepard has artwork in “The Art of the Political Revolution,” a national group art exhibition put on by HVW8 Gallery in conjunction with the official 2016... [Read more]

America’s Savings Print Release

obeygiant.com January 21, 2016
America’s Savings Print Release

America’s Savings is the next in my series of images about the need to overhaul the American campaign finance system. End corruption, get money out of... [Read more]

Citizens United vs. FCC – Attack on Democracy

obeygiant.com January 21, 2016
Citizens United vs. FCC – Attack on Democracy

“What we need is a power shift, and that begins by taking corporations out of our democracy” – Joel Francis via Pay 2 Play Today is the 6th anniversary of... [Read more]

STEVE KEENE’S MODULAR SYNTHESIS UP UNTIL FEB. 13

obeygiant.com January 20, 2016
STEVE KEENE’S MODULAR SYNTHESIS UP UNTIL FEB. 13

See pictures from Steve Keene’s “Modular Synthesis” which opened this past Saturday, Jan. 16 at Subliminal Projects. The show features Keene’s... [Read more]

WALK THROUGH NIGHT

obeygiant.com January 18, 2016
WALK THROUGH NIGHT

I’m excited to hear the stories that Katie uncovers on her journey through her podcast Walk Through Night. Katie is an extremely talented designer that has... [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]

End Corruption Print On Sale Tuesday 1/19

obeygiant.com January 15, 2016
End Corruption Print On Sale Tuesday 1/19

End corruption, get money out of politics, return to democracy – these are calls to action that I will continue to push and champion in order to get... [Read more]

Making A Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA

obeygiant.com January 15, 2016
Making A Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA

Brave New Films are close to releasing their new film “Making A Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA.” Check out the trailer for the documentary below. The film... [Read more]

Steve Keene’s Modular Synthesis Opens Saturday!

obeygiant.com January 14, 2016
Steve Keene’s Modular Synthesis Opens Saturday!

Steve Keene’s opening of MODULAR SYNTHESIS at Subliminal Projects is right around the corner. Be sure to [email protected] to ensure entry!... [Read more]

COVERT TO OVERT OPENS IN BERLIN!

obeygiant.com January 13, 2016
COVERT TO OVERT OPENS IN BERLIN!

Opening Wednesday, January 20th, OBEY in association with Lodown Magazine and Bright Tradeshow is pleased to present “Covert to Overt,” an exhibition... [Read more]

VIVE LA ZIGGY

obeygiant.com January 12, 2016
VIVE LA ZIGGY

I thought about David Bowie a lot today and I was happy to see so much love for him on social media as well as even mainstream alternative (what an... [Read more]

David Bowie: Sound and Vision

obeygiant.com January 11, 2016
David Bowie: Sound and Vision

“And I’m floating in a most peculiar way And the stars look very different today” I am floating in a daze of disbelief after hearing the news that David... [Read more]

Paradise Turns and Lifeguard Not On Duty Offsets...

obeygiant.com January  7, 2016
Paradise Turns and Lifeguard Not On Duty Offsets Available Friday

24 x 36 inch offset posters on thick cream speckle tone paper.  Open edition, signed by Shepard Fairey.  Each print sold separately.  $35 each. Available... [Read more]

REMINDER: STEVE KEENE’S MODULAR SYNTHESIS OPENS 1/16 –...

obeygiant.com January  6, 2016
REMINDER: STEVE KEENE’S MODULAR SYNTHESIS OPENS 1/16 – FEATURES OVER 750 HAND PAINTED MULTIPLES!

Save the date! Steve Keene’s opening of MODULAR SYNTHESIS at Subliminal Projects is drawing near. Be sure to [email protected]! Modular... [Read more]

Photos: PaperMonster Street Art Archives 

papermonster.wordpress.com January  4, 2016
Photos: PaperMonster Street Art Archives 

 This year I will be starting a new project through Instagram (HERE). For years when I was starting to make paintings and stencils I had no money to travel... [Read more]

BERNIE SANDERS HAS A POSSE

obeygiant.com December 31, 2015
BERNIE SANDERS HAS A POSSE

I’m supporting Bernie Sanders for President because I think that he’s the candidate most likely to work for the needs of normal people, not the wealthy and... [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]

Shepard on Steve keene’s Modular Synthesis – opening at...

obeygiant.com December 30, 2015
Shepard on Steve keene’s Modular Synthesis – opening at Subliminal Projects 1/16

When I first discovered the work of Steve Keene in the 90’s I was fascinated by his process of working quickly to create multiple versions of paintings that... [Read more]

RIP Lemmy

obeygiant.com December 29, 2015
RIP Lemmy

“… you know I was born to lose, and gamblin’s for fools, but that’s the way I like it baby… I don’t wanna live forever!” I just found out Lemmy Kilmister has... [Read more]

REMINDER: RAISE THE CALIBER PRINTS ON SALE TOMORROW 12/29!

obeygiant.com December 28, 2015
REMINDER: RAISE THE CALIBER PRINTS ON SALE TOMORROW 12/29!

Both RISE ABOVE and RAISE THE CALIBER limited edition screen prints go on sale tomorrow at 10am PST on ObeyGiant.com.  Editions of 350. A portion of the... [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]

#IFIGHTFOR CAMPAIGN X CREED

obeygiant.com December  9, 2015
#IFIGHTFOR CAMPAIGN X CREED

My studio, Studio Number One, worked on this #IFIGHTFOR campaign which is a cool hybrid of a social justice campaign with art and marketing, for the film... [Read more]

REJECT FASCISM IN AMERICA: PETITION DONALD TRUMP NOW!

obeygiant.com December  8, 2015
REJECT FASCISM IN AMERICA: PETITION DONALD TRUMP NOW!

There are millions of peaceful Muslims in America and around the world who deplore Islamic extremist violence as much as Christians deplore Christian... [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]

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]

House of Vans recap!

obeygiant.com December  4, 2015
House of Vans recap!

Thank you to everyone who came out to see COVERT TO OVERT: The Photography of Obey Giant by Jon Furlong, at House of Vans London this week! The show, which... [Read more]

“THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING” AT HOUSE OF VANS LONDON

obeygiant.com December  2, 2015
“THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING” AT HOUSE OF VANS LONDON

House of Vans London is screening the documentary “This Changes Everything,” to complement the 5-day showing of Jon Furlong’s photography exhibition, COVERT... [Read more]