Shepard Fairey Latest Stories

‘LAX/LHR’ THINKSPACE X STOLENSPACE

obeygiant.com September  1, 2015
‘LAX/LHR’ THINKSPACE X STOLENSPACE

Shepard has a few pieces in the upcoming ‘LAX/LHR’ show at StolenSpace Gallery in London. StolenSpace Gallery will join forces with Think Space LA to... [Read more]

Preview: "Printology" Print Retrospective Exhibition @...

streetartnews.net September  1, 2015
Preview: "Printology" Print Retrospective Exhibition @ Fort Smith's University of Arkansas

Later this week, the "Printology" exhibition will be opening in Fort Smith at the University of Arkansas, new Windgate Arts and Design Building. This... [Read more]

This Changes Everything

obeygiant.com August 28, 2015
This Changes Everything

Naomi Klein’s book This Changes Everything did just that for me. I’ve been a long time advocate for climate change but this book inspired me and continues... [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]

First New York Show in Five Years / Still Questioning...

obeygiant.com August 20, 2015
First New York Show in Five Years / Still Questioning Everything

“On Our Hands” opens at Jacob Lewis Gallery on September 17 in New York. Read more about it in T: The New York Times Style Magazine. Thanks for the support!... [Read more]

Time To Move On Signed/Numbered Screen Print

obeygiant.com August 19, 2015
Time To Move On Signed/Numbered Screen Print

UPDATE! Thanks to all of you who sent an email today asking about the print release.  Although it looked like the print sold out on the site it actually... [Read more]

Ravi Zupa releases Ox print

obeygiant.com August 18, 2015
Ravi Zupa releases Ox print

My friend, and musical collaborator, John Goff, has published an awesome print by one of my favorite artists, Ravi Zupa. It’s a small edition at a low... [Read more]

Shepard Fairey "Time To Move On" Limited Edition Screen...

streetartnews.net August 14, 2015
Shepard Fairey "Time To Move On" Limited Edition Screen Print

The always prolific Shepard Fairey is set to release a new edition entitled "Time To Move On" next week via Obey Giant.As usual with the American artist,... [Read more]

Support Jack Healey!

obeygiant.com August 14, 2015
Support Jack Healey!

Jack Healey is the former director of Amnesty International and has always been an outspoken human rights activist and supporter. He’s the one that... [Read more]

CLEON PETERSON/ POISON AUGUST 29

obeygiant.com August 10, 2015
CLEON PETERSON/ POISON AUGUST 29

I’m very happy for my good friend, former co-worker, and frequent collaborator Cleon Peterson on the success of his art career. He’s doing incredible things... [Read more]

Largely self-promotional link-o-rama

blog.vandalog.com August 10, 2015
Largely self-promotional link-o-rama

stikman in Philadelphia Apologies that this particular link-o-rama is full of self-promotion and conflicts of interesting, but I do think these are all... [Read more]

CORPORATE WELFARE Signed and Numbered Screen Print

obeygiant.com August  7, 2015
CORPORATE WELFARE Signed and Numbered Screen Print

This print is a comment on corporate subsidy. While average Americans struggle to make ends meet, many profitable industries and corporations receive tax... [Read more]

Farewell Jon Stewart!

obeygiant.com August  7, 2015
Farewell Jon Stewart!

No offense to the mighty Noam Chomsky, but when it comes to political insight and humor and cultural resonance, Jon Stewart is unbeatable. Without Jon... [Read more]

AS I AM: THE LIFE AND TIME$ OF DJ AM

obeygiant.com August  4, 2015
AS I AM: THE LIFE AND TIME$ OF DJ AM

DJ AM had a big impact on the music and DJ scene in LA. He and I DJ’d together a few times and it was always a blast watching him spin. I was saddened when... [Read more]

RIP Rowdy Roddy Piper

obeygiant.com July 31, 2015
RIP Rowdy Roddy Piper

Rowdy Roddy Piper, former pro wrestler, and protagonist of John Carpenter’s film “They Live,” passed away last night from a heart attack. “They Live” was the... [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]

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]

Lawrence Lessig 2016

obeygiant.com August 24, 2015

I REALLY like Bernie Sanders as a presidential candidate. He is a champion of many social justice and progressive issues I care about. Bernie Sanders has a... [Read more]

Diplomacy VS War

obeygiant.com August 14, 2015

I believe in Brave New Films mission, so much, that I’m actually a board member. Brave New Films promotes peace and justice by researching and presenting... [Read more]

A Ghost in the family

obeygiant.com August  5, 2015

This is a great article about three of my favorite artists. Barry McGee, Margaret Kilgallen, and Clare Rojas. Barry McGee, A.KA. Twist, was one of my biggest... [Read more]

Support diplomacy with Iran!

obeygiant.com July 29, 2015

I’m a believer in diplomacy over fear and war. Check out this video… and don’t swallow the hawkish propaganda that the nuclear deal with Iran makes the world... [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]