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Two Crowd-Sourced Contests
One surefire way to inject some inspiration into a project is by opening up the objective to the world at large. We were pleased to see crowd-sourcing contests by two very different artistic enterprises—Marvel Comics and Shepard Fairey for the LA...
STYLE
Obey Awareness
To celebrate their 25th year working in coastal conservation, The Surfrider Foundation selected Shepard Fairey as one of 25 artists commissioned to illustrate the world's most notorious surf breaks through art pieces. Working with photographer Tom...
CULTURE
May Day
With new murals in downtown Manhattan and the Bronx, a pop-up store in the works, a project with City Kids, and new limited edition prints, the events surrounding Shepard Fairey's upcoming solo show "May Day" almost amount to more of a city-wide...
CULTURE
Exit Through The Gift Shop
Humorous and provocative, the much-anticipated film Exit Through the Gift Shop by the U.K.'s leading street artist Banksy is impressively on par with his captivating artworks. After its surprise premiere at Sundance last year, the well-edited movie...
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"F%#k Cancer We Love Justin" Benefit Art Auction
"F%#k Cancer We Love Justin" is an art auction with a purpose. All of the proceeds will go directly to artist Justin Van Hoy and family, who for the second time in his young life is battling cancer. Our friends at Poketo Studios are holding...
DESIGN
Brit Insurance Designs of the Year 2009
The second year of the Brit Insurance Designs Awards has sneaked up on us rather steathily and The Design Museum in London once again plays host to a wonderful collection of the past year's designs nominated in seven categories by the great and...
CULTURE
Nike Stages Art Tour: Shepard Fairey
by Ariston Anderson After Andre the Giant and Barack Obama, the latest person to be immortalized by Shepard Fairey is seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong. Fairey created a giant mural for the Nike-backed Stages Art Tour, a global traveling...
CULTURE
Shepard Fairey Inauguration Poster
by Ariston Anderson Yesterday Obama's Presidential Inaugural Committee unveiled street artist Shepard Fairey's design commissioned for the official inaugural poster. While Obama's top volunteers across the country anxiously await their...
CULTURE
Shephard Fairey's Original Obama Poster Auction
One of three original works created for the now-iconic poster that Shepard Fairey created in support of Obama is a mixed media stencil collage on a 4 x 6 foot cotton rag paper. Fairey donated this piece to Russell Simmons’s Art...
CULTURE
Shepard Fairey: Obama Posters
Though the name may not hold as much clout as Kennedy, Shepard Fairey has apparently made his choice for the next President of the United States. Throwing his weight and talent behind the junior senator from Illinois, the illustrator has produced...
CULTURE
Nineteeneightyfouria: Shepard Fairey Interview
Many regard Shepard Fairey as one of the godfathers of the modern urban art scene and he's widely known as one of the hardest working men in the business. His Obey Andre the Giant figure can be found all over the world, oftentimes in some surprising...
CULTURE
The East/West Propaganda Project
WK Interact and Obey Giant formed an alliance recently, collaborating on an exhibition called The East/West Propaganda Project, currently up in Japan at Tokyo Wonder Siteand traveling to Paris' Galerie Du Jour Agnès b next. (Sponsored...
CULTURE
White Walls Shepard Fairey Show
Just a heads up. The White Walls Gallery in SF will be showing new work by Shepard Fairey for the month of April. Even if you're not sure of his work, chances are you've seen it. When and Where: Opening Reception Saturday April 1st 7pm to...
CULTURE
Swindle #3 On Stands
From the ubiquitous Shepard Fairey, the third issue of Swindle is out now, featuring Space Invader on the cover. Inside, look out for a piece on Caroline Hwang's angsty embroidered art, a history of spray paint, and the world's first (and...
CULTURE
Win a Shepard Fairey
Shepard Fairey, the mind behind Obey-- the most prevalent urban street meme in stencil art propaganda history, has created a new series of prints. This one is called Worldwide Delivery and comes in an edition of 300. One40Five Store has print number...
TECH
The Google Button
The most recent issue of Wired magazine is all about Googlemania. One piece, How Would You Redesign the Google Interface, features concepts by Joshua Davis, Jenny Holzer, Shepard Fairey and the above piece from some unnamed designers at IDEO Product...
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