Vault // Friday, December 19, 2014
"If you don't know Shepard Fairey, you know Shepard Fairey. You have encountered an Obey Giant sticker before, I guarantee There's a chance that you, your son, or daughter is wearing an Obey shirt right now. Unless you were living under a rock in 2008, you saw an Obama "HOPE" poster, and it probably gave you pause, whether you voted for the man or now.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 03, 2014
You are going to see Shepard Fairey on the site more frequently in the coming month and perhaps a special announcement in the next few days, so stay tuned. This video, directed by Brett Novak and commissioned by the Halsey Institute for "The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in the Art of Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns" is a great watch whether you are familiar or not with all that is Shepard Fairey and Obey.
Street Art // Sunday, January 30, 2011
A lot of people are bummed that Coachella sold out and they can't see Kanye, Lauryn Hill, and Kings of Leon (er, maybe not) at this year's festival. But Coachella is pushing their Coachella Conversations, and we enjoyed hearing the conversing of 2x Coachella artist DJ Z-Trip (friend of Juxtapoz and DJ of our Seventh Letter Issue release party) and Shepard Fairey. Interview after the jump . . .
Street Art // Friday, December 24, 2010
Shepard Fairey, who recently wrote the introduction to our Barbara Kruger cover story, teamed with Poster Child Prints for the Obey Peace Series holiday print release. The PCP exclusive edition is sold as a set and consists of 3 prints: Vivi La Revolucion, Peace Elephant & Peace Fingers. More information after the jump . . .
Street Art // Friday, December 17, 2010
Jonathan LeVine Gallery just made two Shepard Fairey hand-painted multiples availalbe from two edtions that are on display at the newly opened Wynwood Kitchen & Bar, a Goldman property in Miami located next to the LeVine Urban Alchemists exhibition space in Wynwood Walls. Full pictures after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Friday, November 26, 2010
Had we not followed the old saying "Never judge a book by the cover," we would never had read Jonathan Franzen's fantastic new book, Freedom. There is a reason why the saying exists. Stolenspace Gallery has teamed up with Penguin Books for Never Judge . . . ?, a group exhibition featuring modern takes by artists of classic books in the Penguin archives. Pictures after the jump . . .
Street Art // Monday, November 22, 2010
Last month in our November 2010 issue, Barbara Kruger graced our cover. It was an important cover and interview for us, as Kruger is one of the biggest and most well-regarded artists in all of contemporary art. For the interview, artist Shepard Fairey wrote an exclusive introduction about Kruger for Juxtapoz, an introduction we felt we should share with you. Read it after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Ten years is a long time to do anything, particularly if it involves running an internationally recognized business. Throw in introducing the world to dozens of talented and diverse artists, and you have yourself a real feat in unique marketing and branding. Of course we’re talking about Upper Playground.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 10, 2009
Shepard Fairey's apparel line, Obey just dropped their Holiday season lookbook. “The women’s line has a lot to offer in terms of wardrobe staples for the colder months,” writes M.I.S.S. “The holiday 09 lookbook features button down plaid shirts, printed tees, high waisted skirts and light, dark, zippered and ripped denim.” Read More...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 09, 2009
The work of Rob Sato and Joseph To (Juxtapoz #104) is now on display in a showing curated by longtime friend, David Choe. Both these artist's unique renderings are simultaneously humorous, beautiful, and bizarre. We'd expect nothing less from these guys.