Shepard Fairey For The Line Hotel LA

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 14, 2014
The good folks over at Arrested Motion recently had the pleasure of staying at The Line Hotel in Los Angeles, a project made possible by the creatives behind Ace Hotel amongst others. Most notably, the location features the work of D*Face on the west...

“Obey This Film” Reveals the Story Behind Shepard Fairey’s Andre the Giant

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 3, 2014
Many people know Shepard Fairey’s “Andre the Giant” sticker as the impetus that spawned OBEY. Dubbed “an experiment in phenomenology” by Fairey himself, the image went from an inside joke amongst Rhode Island School of D...

Shepard Fairey Releases Ai Weiwei Portrait Print

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 20, 2014
Ahead of Ai Weiwei’s latest showing at the Brooklyn Museum, Shepard Fairey has produced a brand new print as a tribute to the influential Chinese artist. In using his signature style, Fairey chose to reimagine a 2009 portrait of Weiwei in which we se...

Shepard Fairey & D*Face Mural in Spain

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 29, 2013
Street art heavyweights Shepard Fairey and D*Face have teamed up to paint two gigantic murals on the side of a highrise estate located next to the CAC — Center for Contemporary Art — in Malaga, Spain. Brought to Spain by street art festiv...

Shepard Fairey Talks About Rebel Music Series with MTV

CultureComments ⋅ Nov 19, 2013
Headed by renown street artist Shepard Fairey and TV producer Nusrat Durrani, Rebel Music is a six-part series looking at the power of music and art in places of conflict — such as Mali, Egypt, Afghanistan, Mexico, the Middle East and India. Ea...

BNE x Shepard Fairey Print for charity: water

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 28, 2013
After selling out of their initial endeavor, BNE and Shepard Fairey have released an 18″ x 24″ version of the collaborative print. Meant to raise money for charity: water with 100% of the print’s proceeds going to benefit the clean water-provid...

OUTSIDE THE LINES: An Artists’ Coloring Book for Giant Imaginations Launch @ MOCA

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 20, 2013
Los Angeles-based author Souris Hong-Porretta is set to reveal her new book – “OUTSIDE THE LINES” – to the public. The book is a collection of drawings, illustrations and photos from over 100 of the world’s most talented artists. Mo...

COPE2 x Shepard Fairy Limited Edition ‘Obey’ Screen Print

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2013
After making circles around each other within the industry for years without actually meeting, Obey’s Shepard Fairey finally teamed up with famed New York graffiti artist, COPE2. A dedicated fan of COPE2′s work from the early ’90s,...

Watch Julian Marshall’s ‘OBEY THE GIANT’ in its Entirety

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 16, 2013
It’s somewhat hard to believe that “OBEY THE GIANT” – the short film based on Shepard Fairey’s life – is actually the ambitious work of a 22-year-old RISD film student, Julian Marshall. On the other hand, it seems...

Selim Varol “At Home I’m A Tourist” @ CAC Málaga

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 9, 2013
“At Home I’m A Tourist” is the name of a new, massive exhibition at the Contemporary Art Center of Málaga, as well as the way Turkish-born German collector Selim Varol must feel in his own residence. Consisting of over 15,000 works,...

Shepard Fairey Designs Patch for International Space Station Mission

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 20, 2013
In 2011, NASA chose the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) to manage the International Space Station’s U.S. National Laboratory. Its mission is to harness the imagination of both American entrepreneurs and scientists alike to aid...

OBEY x Incase 2013 Spring iPhone 5 Snap Case Collection

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 14, 2013
Shepard Fairey and OBEY have come together with Incase for a brand new Spring 2013 collection of Snap Cases for the iPhone 5. Featuring a range of 10 total cases, the collection sees everything from Fairey’s Icon Stencil, Peace Goddess, Floral...

Montana Colors Pays a Visit to Shepard Fairey’s Studio

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 3, 2013
In giving Shepard Fairey’s collaboration with Montana Colors a little more perspective, the man himself divulges in why he chose to use, and still uses to this day, the versatile paint brand. Without a doubt a fan of its products, Fairy explain...

Shepard Fairey and Mike Miller Discuss Their Eazy-E Project

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 18, 2012
Street artist Shepard Fairey and veteran photographer Mike Miller came together a few months back to announce a collaborative Eazy-E tribute aptly titled, “Compton’s Most Wanted.” Designed in conjunction with Miller’s recent e...

Shepard Fairey Discusses How the “Hope” Poster Would Appear in 2012 Along with Redesigning The Rolling Stones

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 1, 2012
Having first risen to prominence with his “Andre The Giant Has A Posse” sticker campaign in the late ’80s, renowned graphic design artist and South Carolina native Shepard Fairey has become a household name in recent years with the...