Asked to recall the craziest thing he’s ever seen looking out from the stage during a St. Patrick’s Day gig, Flogging Molly singer Dave King replies, “Oh god, Jesus, where do I begin?”. Just whatever comes to mind. Then King continues, “I’ve seen this one girl in...
Shepard Fairey left Charleston, South Carolina, after high school, but the artist still pops up in his hometown, even when he's thousands of miles away. He appears at College Lodge, a dormitory at the College of Charleston. Outside Groucho's Deli, a corner sandwich shop. And across from the Daily, a coffeehouse that sells honey lavender lattes and feta toast.
Shepard Fairey left Charleston, S.C., after high school, but the artist still pops up in his hometown, even when he's thousands of miles away. He appears at College Lodge, a dormitory at the College of Charleston. Outside Groucho's Deli, a corner sandwich shop. And across from the Daily, a coffeehouse that sells honey lavender lattes and feta toast.
The famous Obama “HOPE” portrait may be at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C., but Angelenos can see the work by the same artist this week simply by looking to the skies. Through Super Bowl Sunday, banners with Shepard Fairey’s artwork will be flown from Downtown LA...
Last night, Marshland, Magnus, and FLOOD FM kicked off Art Basel with an epic event with Major Lazer headlining. In addition to the trio performing all their hits from the past decade and change, the event saw Shepard Fairey open with a DJ set providing a mix of old school hip-hop, dance music, and punk anthems, spinning everything from The Clash to Public Enemy to M.I.A. Additionally, Mr.Black and gproject contributed a set, representing the Desperate ApeWives collective whose art was on display at the venue. Attendees left the event with an exclusive NFT.
The graffiti world is mourning the loss of its own this week, as news circulates about the death of RAMBO. The New York-based artist, born Lance De Los Reyes, passed away last weekend (November 6) at the age of 44. Cause and time of death remains unknown. Reyes hailed from...
Blek le Rat, Nick Walker and Shepard Fairey artwork on show at free Shoreditch exhibition The Urban Masters
No less than 33 street and urban artists feature in this new exhibition, which looks at urban art’s influence and impact. French street art god Blek Le Rat, who was a key influence on Banksy, US artist Shepard Fairey, the man behind the famed Obama-Hope poster, groundbreaking Bristolian Nick Walker, who created the iconic Moona Lisa, and Melbourne-based Rone are a handful of the names showing.
Shepard Fairey, contemporary street artist best known for his Obama “Hope” poster and the OBEY GIANT art project, was in Rock Hill last week to install a mural. Fairey has multiple connections to the area, including his grandfather, Charles Shepard Davis, who served as Winthrop University’s president from 1959 to 1973.
Wilson’s World On The Campus of Queens University Where A Mural By Artist Shepard Fairey Is Being Installed
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Wilson’s World took us to Queens University, where Shepard Fairey is painting a custom mural, titled “Embrace Justice” on the side of the Sarah Belk Gambrell Center for the Arts. . Fairey is a graphic artist and social activist who is well-known for his “Obey Giant” sticker...
Downtown Rock Hill will get a new mural this weekend from international street artist Shepard Fairey, widely known for designing former President Barack Obama's "Hope" campaign poster. The large-scale mural will be painted on a wall located at 153 E. White Street, and will feature elements of Rock Hill's history...
World-renowned artist (and SC native) Shepard Fairey to craft Rock Hill's newest work on the 'Mural Mile' this weekend
‘Latitude for interpretation is part of the beauty of public art ….”. So begins a perspective on what art can say in an age when monolog, not dialog, seems so very much in charge. For Shepard Fairey, the guy who saying this to me over Zoom, art is the beginning...
The politically and socially charged artwork of legendary street-art muralist Shepard Fairey is generally found on canvases you can see from 10 blocks away: buildings, water towers, large walls. But his latest project has him lending his talent to a format you can enjoy at home: a limited-edition deck of UNO cards as a part of the Mattel brand’s Artiste Series. Fairey uses his art to raise awareness about crucial issues facing society, such as the climate crisis. He says it was a natural fit for him to deck out a set of UNO cards with his original designs, considering the card game’s efforts to decrease its carbon footprint.
Rock Hill Economic Development Corporation (RHEDC), Catalyst Capital Partners, and the Women’s Art Initiative are proud to host international artist, Shepard Fairey, in Rock Hill October 15 through October 19, 2021. Fairey will paint a large-scale mural on a wall located at 153 E. White Street in downtown Rock Hill. In addition to the mural, 60 art pieces have been chosen for public display and sale for a limited time. The art can be viewed October 17 through October 31, Wednesdays through Sundays from 4 to 8 PM at the same location.
Coinciding with are recent feature in our Fall 2021 quarterly on the Art of the Speed Wheels and the current exhibition, The Art of the Santa Cruz Speed Wheel on view at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History through January 2, 2022, we will spend the next few months dipping into the Santa Cruz skate archives and speak with the designers, artists, skaters and team managers who were influenced and shaped by the era and designs. Today, we speak with the legendary street artist and, of course, major skateboard champion, Shepard Fairey, on his connections with the Speed Wheel era.
Revolver has limited-edition vinyl copies of 7 Seconds' The Crew on "red and black galaxy" wax available in our shop. Grab yours now before they sell out!. 7Seconds' 1984 debut, The Crew, is an unquantifiably influential punk record that single-handedly created the melodic hardcore genre and is still being musically referenced by bands today. Earlier this year, the Reno band teamed up with Trust Records for a proper vinyl reissue of their crown jewel, which comes with a 20-page oral history of the record and the era it spawned from.
Artist and designer Shepard Fairey is known for some of the most recognizable street art and graphic design of his generation, including the “Obey” and Obama "Hope" posters, in addition to what feels like countless murals around the world. Fairey’s work is often a passionate and authentic manifestation of political causes important to him, filtered through influences drawn from album covers, skateboarding, street art, propaganda posters, and pop art.