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Obama’s Dream (3 revisions)

Thursday, August 27th, 2009 | No Comments »

Over the past week, Robert Wagener has submitted 3 very similar versions of a poster that he has been working on that depicts Obama in a classic USSR propaganda style: ” My play on Obama’s policy, created in illustrator, 20X34″. Jump inside to see the others.

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Revenge of the Coffee Stencil

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 | 2 Comments »

Reader Jennifer quickly sent in a rebuttal to that last piece of coffee art: “That’s nothing! check out this coffee that my friend sent me!” Very nice indeed. What was your friend’s name? All these images are making me want coffee!

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The Art of the Foam

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 | No Comments »

We have been getting spamed for the past week from coffee/design company DeLonghi:”Judging by your site, you know that coffee is an integral part of life and culture”. Usually, I ignore these kinds of messages, but then I noticed that they did feature a bit of Obama art in this short video. Still, I like this coffee art better.

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A New Vision

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 | No Comments »

And another great painting, this time from Christopher Joseph Gonzalez: “It’s Acrylic on canvas 24″X 36″, I painted this painting during inauguration because of all the speeches that were going around I believed he was the one most out spoken, most entertaining to listen to, and could see that he wanted a new vision for our country.”

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Tonky – Painting of a Sculpture

Monday, August 24th, 2009 | No Comments »

Anthony “Tonky” Clune sent in this great work: “I wanted to see President Barack H. Obama as a marble bust. So I created this piece using two colors of vinyl (ice blue and black) and applied them to an easy-to-hang grey metal panel (powder coated). I’ve decided to make this a very small edition of 20. Get yours early!”

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Art Gallery of Nova Scotia celebrates Barack Obama and Family with contemporary folk art portrait

Thursday, August 20th, 2009 | 4 Comments »

Jeff Gray sends in some great news from Halifax, Nova Scotia: ” The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia has unveiled a new addition to the permanent collection. The piece, The Obama Family, by renowned Nova Scotia Folk Artist Bradford Naugler was acquired with funds generously donated by the Art Sales and Rental Society.”

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Which Way? MCCAINX?

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 | No Comments »

Here is some graffiti that reminded us of this blogs humble beginnings when we primarily featured street art. I wonder if this was painted on a one-way street? This was spotted in Forty Two.’s photostream.

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