Short film by Julian Marshall called Obey The Giant which was Julian’s thesis film at Rhode Island School of Design in 2012. Based on a true life event the film follows a young Shepard Fairey’s first act of street art during his time at Rhode Island School of Design from 1989-1992.
While at Santa Fe University of Art and Design in New Mexico for a lecture Shepard Fairey created a new mural. The mural titled Make Art Not War is a pro-art, anti-war piece.
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Shepard Fairey and his company Obey present this prints called Love Is the Drug. The prints are available in two colors red and gold the red version of the print will be released limited to 400 copies, while the gold version will only be available in 200 copies. The prints measure 18” x 24” and will be available for purchase next week on August 14 at Obeys online store.
Shepard Fairey spent several weeks in New York in July 2011 and February 2012, creating and printing the works for his forthcoming exhibition at Pace Prints. In this video, he discusses the ideas behind the works and the printmaking processes that he used. All the works were created at the Pace Paper studio and Watanabe Press in Brooklyn.
The exhibition “Harmony & Discord” opens Saturday May 5 at Pace Prints, 521 West 26th Street, New York. For more information, visit paceprints.com/shepardfairey (more…)
Shepard Fairey, the Obey Clothing Founder and street artist has entered a guilty in plea in his criminal case with the Associated Press in New York. The chargers were criminal contempt for destroying documents, manufacturing evidence and other misconduct in his case involving his “Hope” poster of Barack Obama.
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TIME Magazine Person of the Year Cover by Obeys Shepard Fairey
Shepard Fairey’s OBEY piece on Collins Avenue in Miami Florida has been vandalized its self deeming Shepard Fairey’s a 1%
Shepard Fairey Mural at MK2’s District La Brea exhibition is complete check the mural on the former Continental Graphic’s building in Los Angeles
Photography: Carlos Gonzalez/Arrested Motion
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Shepard Fairey’s art makes an appearance on The Young and the Restless
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THE RISE from OBEY CLOTHING on Vimeo.
OBEY comes a video documenting the rise of the company and its founder, contemporary artist Shepard Fairey. Discussing his inspirations, which run the gamut from punk rock to propaganda, Fairey offers keen insight into how he began OBEY as well as the philosophy behind the clothing line’s aesthetic.