Tag: Shepard Fairey


Tristan Eaton and Shepard Fairey to paint at sea

Tristan Eaton Tristan Eaton and Shepard Fairey and other artists are working with Designersbloc on Painted Oceans, a project to preserve and celebrate sea forts off the Kent coast. The Red Sand Sea Forts, which are located just off the east coast of England are the lucky winners for this project. The sea forts are located in a cluster eight miles north of Whitstable off the Kent coast and were built in 1943 after the Blitz as a strategic defense post to help defend against any... Read More

Street art, graffiti and big big smackers

Mr Brainwash | Art-Pie

Let’s face it, 10 years ago that post would have not existed because ten years ago, street art, graffiti or urban art, let’s call it that, wasn’t around. I actually need to point out that it was around but not as popular as it is now. Now popular often leads to some sort of fame and wait fort it… money revenue, bucks, big bucks. I must admit, I wad gobbed smacked when I learnt how much some street artists are actually worth. Kids, I am about to give a... Read More

Shepard Fairey’s NSA themed Obama posters

NSA Yes We Scan | Art-Pie

Shepard Fairey’s face must have dropped when he saw these “Yes we scan” posters which are a “remix” of his now iconic “Hope” pieece for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. Yesterday he was the one using a photograph without permission, which got him into  a legal battle and a $25,000 fine, but today it looks like someone is doing just the same. We hear that Shepard Fairey likes the posters a lot and that he will not start... Read More

Shepard Fairey Sound & Vision show

Shepard Fairey’s Sound and Vision show has been the hot topic in town for the last few weeks. The artist and his crew has hit hard for this show since not only the Stolen Space gallery is hosting the show but another much bigger one a few yards away has also been necessary to give a roof to the impressive amount of pieces the artist has produced. Since the Hope portrait of Obama back in 2008, Shepard Fairey and his brand OBEY has become something people recognize and like.... Read More

Sound & vision by Shepard Fairey at Stolen Space

Sound & Vision by Shepard Fairey

Last time Shepard Fairey had a show in London was five years ago and it was already with Stolen Space. In the meantime, the artist enjoyed a ever growing popularity so crowd are expected to pile up at the preview on the 19th October 2012. This show is entitled Sound & Vision and will see Shepard Fairey collaborates with Z-Trip to supply the soundtrack to the artwork. We are told that the new works will include mixed media paintings on canvas, works on paper, retired stencils... Read More