Archive for January, 2013

OBEY In London Part 2

January 10, 2013

In this episode Shepard Fairey talks about the progression of his art from stickers to murals and his intentions with the work. We look at the progression of a street installation based on a Jamie Reid piece (most famous for his work with the Sex Pistols) and Shepard discusses the attention he gets while working now as opposed to the days when only the police seemed to pay attention to what he was doing…

OBEY In London Part 1

January 4, 2013

In October, Shepard and the posse rolled to London for a show at the Stolen Space Gallery. We covered the trip in a 3 part series. Part 1 looks at Shepard’s take on London as well as his vision for his show. Shepard speaks about his history at Stolen Space and the preparation of the art in Los Angeles. Stay tuned for Part 2, coming soon.