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Doodle

Sunday, November 30th, 2008 | No Comments »

Steve McGaughey writes in: “I just stumbled on your website and it’s great to see a collection of obama art in one place because i’ve been really impressed with the design work coming out of the community since his rise.  I’m a med student and I created a little doodle blog that I update everyday and I had done a couple quick pieces on obama on election day and the day after. it’s nothing that great, but…”

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Engraving Obama

Saturday, November 29th, 2008 | 1 Comment »

Here is an incredible piece of work from Antar Dayal: “The portrait of Senator Obama as it comes to live on my Kaolin coated scratchboard. After the image area is coated with black China Ink fine lines are engraved into the surface sculpting shadows and highlights.”

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Simple love

Friday, November 28th, 2008 | No Comments »

Spotted in theres no way home’s photostream. This photograph shows a very simple poster that has been wrapped around a metal light pole. The photo is a bit fuzzy and the poster very simplistic in nature – yet it conveys quite a bit of emotion.

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Cup Cakes

Thursday, November 27th, 2008 | No Comments »

On this festive day, a food related post seems fitting. Layron DeJarnette sends this in: “…a photo of some Obama logo cupcakes that my wife made for an Obama victory party on Nov 4th.  They’re red velvet cupcakes with food coloring sprayed on to create the logo.” Yum!

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Nexus

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 | No Comments »

And… speaking of Michael Murphy, here is yet another increadable work of art by the artist. Called ‘Nexus’ , it consists of nine prints on transparency paper which are held togther by copper, steel and magnets. Measures  7′ X 28″‘ X 28″. More angles inside.

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Speaking of Nails…

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008 | 1 Comment »

Here is one we almost missed… Inspired by rap artist Eve, a blog called “the polish addict” asked readers to send in photos of their own political nail jobs. There are some good submissions, but none quite compare to the original on Eve. Jump inside for photos.

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Nailed It

Monday, November 24th, 2008 | 17 Comments »

This is from Michael Murphy, who’s incredible sculptures we have seen before: “Barack Obama 2008 Wood, Paint, Steel & Light.” This distinct  portrait is created by the shadow cast by 6,400 nails that have been hammered into the surface. Come inside to see it from other angles.

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