Shepard Fairey Latest Stories

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]

Detroit Recap!

obeygiant.com May 27, 2015
Detroit Recap!

So, if you’ve been keeping up with my recent art action, you know that the crew and I were just in Detroit doing a bunch of stuff. The trip was amazing and I... [Read more]

"Pattern Of Destruction" a new piece by Shepard Fairey in...

streetartnews.net May 20, 2015
"Pattern Of Destruction" a new piece by Shepard Fairey in Detroit

Shepard Fairey and his team are currently in Detroit, USA preparing for his upcoming major solo exhibition with the good lads from Library Street... [Read more]

DETROIT // PUBLIC MATTERS UPDATE

obeygiant.com May 20, 2015
DETROIT // PUBLIC MATTERS UPDATE

Here’s the latest batch of photos from Detroit. Shepard and the crew are working around the clock to finish the large mural, do all installations at The... [Read more]

DETROIT // PUBLIC MATTERS CONTINUES

obeygiant.com May 19, 2015
DETROIT // PUBLIC MATTERS CONTINUES

The work continues in Detroit today. With one public mural completed at The Belt, Shepard and the crew are on the wall making progress on the larger one.... [Read more]

UPDATES FROM DETROIT // MURAL PROGRESS FOR PUBLIC MATTERS

obeygiant.com May 18, 2015
UPDATES FROM DETROIT // MURAL PROGRESS FOR PUBLIC MATTERS

Shepard and the crew arrived in Detroit over the weekend and quickly started on two public murals in the city including his tallest one to date, a 180’ x 60’... [Read more]

Thank you Pratt Institute!

obeygiant.com May 15, 2015
Thank you Pratt Institute!

Thank you Pratt Institute and president of Pratt, Thomas F. Schutte for presenting me with this honorary doctorate. I’m humbled and appreciative of this... [Read more]

PAY UP OR SHUT UP

obeygiant.com May 15, 2015
PAY UP OR SHUT UP

We must fight the greed of the powerful and restore the basic fairness of our society and our democracy. The most crucial step in fighting against political... [Read more]

Artists For Freedom

obeygiant.com May 11, 2015
Artists For Freedom

Philippe Vergne from MOCA asked me if I would be willing to work on not only the graphic design identity system for the MOCA/Sotheby’s Spring auction, but to... [Read more]

Book Signing with John Densmore from The Doors in LA

obeygiant.com May  9, 2015
Book Signing with John Densmore from The Doors in LA

John Densmore, former drummer for The Doors will be at Mr Musichead Gallery signing copies of his book Unhinged: Jim Morrison’s Legacy Goes on Trial on... [Read more]

The Music of David Lynch | Part 2

obeygiant.com May  8, 2015
The Music of David Lynch | Part 2

I’m a big fan of David Lynch’s movies, art, and music and I was excited to be asked to create the image for “The Music of David Lynch” benefiting the David... [Read more]

SABER Limited Serigraph Release | TOOLS OF DISSENT

obeygiant.com May  6, 2015
SABER Limited Serigraph Release | TOOLS OF DISSENT

Saber, who happens to be featured right now in our gallery Subliminal Projects for the show SURFACE: Portraits of Street Artists by photographer Søren... [Read more]

Pratt Institute x Honorary doctorate

obeygiant.com May  1, 2015
Pratt Institute x Honorary doctorate

In high school I told my dad I would pursue being an artist because I could never be like him and be a doctor. Well, it turns out only part of that was true... [Read more]

Stop Police brutality / free ACLU mobile justice App!

obeygiant.com April 30, 2015
Stop Police brutality / free ACLU mobile justice App!

Empower yourself and help fight police brutality. Download the FREE Mobile Justice app courtesy of ACLU of California​! As someone who’s had to deal with... [Read more]

Cornel West facing attacks on free speech

obeygiant.com April 30, 2015
Cornel West facing attacks on free speech

Cornel West has been facing attacks recently, including an attempt to block him from speaking at UCLA, because of his criticism of Israel’s policies in... [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]

Interview with Highsnobiety: Starting an Art Collection

obeygiant.com May 19, 2015

Check out Shepard’s interview with Highsnobiety on How to Start an Art Collection! “I always say to be people, ‘look, if it’s within your budget and you... [Read more]

News

weblone.co.uk May  2, 2015

        Blooom Artist special: Otto Schade Urban Art NOW Blooom Artist special: Otto Schade … This influence has made Otto turn his creative... [Read more]

News

ottoschade.com May  2, 2015

        Blooom Artist special: Otto Schade Urban Art NOW Blooom Artist special: Otto Schade … This influence has made Otto turn his creative... [Read more]

VNA issue 15

vimeo.com May 31, 2011

Very Nearly Almost magazine issue 15 available from 26 May 2011 from our online shop:verynearlyalmost.com/blog/?page_id=593&shopp_pid=18 Directed by Pete... [Read more]

SAFEWALLS | 50 YEARS OF SANRIO

vimeo.com December 29, 2010

The Small Gift Mobile Pop-Up Shop Tour celebrates the 50th anniversary of Hello Kitty and friends. This art tour stopped in Miami during Art Basel 2010.... [Read more]

Free Humanity Street Art Vid # 1

vimeo.com August 29, 2010

Free Humanity Street Art Vid #1 Music by: Margo Guryan. California Shake The 1st of a series where Free Humanity is shown putting up London Stencil Artist... [Read more]