Posts Tagged ‘Shepard Fairey’

Pop Life | Michael B Jordan Visits Shepard Fairey’s Obey Studios

April 20, 2016  |  Art  |  Comments Off on Pop Life | Michael B Jordan Visits Shepard Fairey’s Obey Studios

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Creed star & Michael Jordan impersonator Michael B. Jordan dropped by Obey Studios yesterday for a visit with street art legend Read More

Tristan Eaton Launches Kickstarter For Epic Painted Oceans Project Featuring Futura & Shepard Fairey

January 27, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on Tristan Eaton Launches Kickstarter For Epic Painted Oceans Project Featuring Futura & Shepard Fairey

Fine artist, muralist, and Thunderdog/Trusto Corp impresario Tristan Eaton has just launched a Kickstarter to fund his epic & long-brewing Painted Oceans project, a massive initiative to embellish the UK’s historic Red Sands Sea Forts with murals by a crew including Futura, Shepard Fairey, Read More

PRAY FOR PARIS | SHEPARD FAIREY’S “EARTH CRISIS” INSTALLATION OPENS IN THE EIFFEL TOWER

November 21, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on PRAY FOR PARIS | SHEPARD FAIREY’S “EARTH CRISIS” INSTALLATION OPENS IN THE EIFFEL TOWER

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In the aftermath  of last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, Shepard Fairey has unveiled his newest project, Earth Crisis, a giant sphere suspended between the first and second floor of the Eiffel Tower, a call to action to address the global Read More

FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY “ON OUR HANDS” AT JACOB LEWIS GALLERY, NYC

October 10, 2015  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY “ON OUR HANDS” AT JACOB LEWIS GALLERY, NYC

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Street art godfather Shepard Fairy may be a wanted man in Detroit, but that didn’t stop him from making a show of force at his new exhibition at Jacob Lewis Gallery in NYC earlier this month. Read More

STREET LIFE | FUTURA’S “CONCRETE JUNGLE” ON THE WALL AT HOUSTON & BOWERY

September 15, 2015  |  Streets, Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | FUTURA’S “CONCRETE JUNGLE” ON THE WALL AT HOUSTON & BOWERY

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It’s been a long time since NYC’s most visionary graffiti artist had a full-fledged mural running in the city, but last weekend Futura (aka: Mr Leonard McGurr) put an end to that when he wrapped up his new painting Concrete Jungle on the wall at Houston & Bowery. Inaugurated by Read More

THE BEST OF ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2015

June 24, 2015  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on THE BEST OF ART BASEL SWITZERLAND 2015

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Art Basel Miami might be the art world’s collective excuse to get puking drunk, throw money at strippers, pass out in a banana hammock on the beach (and look at art) in the middle of winter, but the annual OG Art Basel in—where else—Basel, Switzerland is a Read More

STREET LIFE | SHEPARD FAIREY & ARYZ GO BIG IN DETROIT

May 26, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | SHEPARD FAIREY & ARYZ GO BIG IN DETROIT

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Detroit has long been an expansive and abandoned wasteland covered in primitive wall scribbling and gang graffiti, but in the past few years its become a mecca of street art and an outdoor gallery for the world’s top talent. To crown that distinction, Shepard Fairey—in town for Read More

FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY’S PRINTED MATTERS AT LIBRARY STREET COLLECTIVE, DETROIT

May 26, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY’S PRINTED MATTERS AT LIBRARY STREET COLLECTIVE, DETROIT

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At this point, the world’s most prolific street artist needs no introduction or analysis. Simply put, Shepard Fairey is the AC/DC of street art;  the Metallica of Graffiti; the Taylor Swift of streetwear. His fan base is legion, and at a time when he could do a show anywhere in the world, it’s nice to see the Read More

TECH | GOOGLE MAPS GLOBAL GRAFFITI WITH THE STREET ART PROJECT

June 18, 2014  |  Streets, Tech  |  Comments Off on TECH | GOOGLE MAPS GLOBAL GRAFFITI WITH THE STREET ART PROJECT

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The best and worst part about street art is that it’s temporary. Its the ephemeral nature of the medium that gives it a sense of immediacy but makes the movement incredibly difficult to archive—until now. In an effort to document the global street art phenomenon, the Google Cultural Institute has just launched The Street Art Project, a rapidly expanding Read More

FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY’S “THE INSISTENT IMAGE” WITH JASPER JOHNS AT THE HALSEY INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART

May 25, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | SHEPARD FAIREY’S “THE INSISTENT IMAGE” WITH JASPER JOHNS AT THE HALSEY INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART

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South Carolina native Shepard Fairey proved once and for all to his hometown that crime pays when he commandeered Charleston’s Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art last week for the opening of his academically titled exhibition,  Read More