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Saber Speaks (Health Care Reform Video)

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 | No Comments »
Right now, the Obama website is running the 20 finalists in the Health Care Reform Video Challenge.  One of the videos by Los Angeles street artist Saber features an overlapping mural of graffiti: “…Saber, sends his message to the country on health care reform.” Jump inside to watch the video.

White House & Record Face

Monday, October 19th, 2009 | No Comments »

Spotted in charles le brigand’s photostream and simply noted as: “White House, Carlito Brigante visits Washington DC”. What a great mix of location, stencil and media. However, the placement of the whole does remind me of this strange comic.

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I have a dream (golliwogs)

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 | 3 Comments »

Normally, we only post art that explicitly represents the likeness of Barack Obama. So, this one from Dickson Brown was almost deleted outright. That would have been a shame… Jump inside to learn why this image is so powerful.

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Obami (the whole family)

Monday, October 12th, 2009 | No Comments »

Liz Whelan sends in another great work: “This sculpture was inspired by the photo the Obamas used on a holiday greeting card. Fired stoneware painted with acrylics, 5 [inches tall]”

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President Obama (Long Neck Version)

Sunday, October 11th, 2009 | No Comments »

Antonio Coria writes in: “I wish I participate to your intelligent initiative, I am an Italian artist and paint portraits for a long time, especially I tie the art of Amedeo Modigliani’s a great artist who was inspired by the canons of African art that is why you see long necks, I find that this extraordinary neo with the Nobel Prize for Peace, Obama President of Hope from around the world, is well reviewed in accordance with the beauty of Africa that has as its principle the extension of the forms.”

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