These are some brilliant, topical pieces of street art, examples of artists taking to the streets to show their support for politics and world leaders. The large-scale Warhol President Lincoln example is truly fabulous.
Some of this Obama street art was clearly created before the election, such as the stencil example, but I don’t think that matters. Support is support. Street art will remain for as long as it ‘survives.'
I love the way these street artists managed to inject some humour into their pieces - the Pharoah and Superman Obama are total cases in point!
Check out the Obama street art Flickr pool for lots more.
Obama Street Art
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‘The Simpsons' Street Art
Valentine's Day Graffiti
Graffitied Love Declarations
Virtual Rainbow Soccer Kits
Illustrative Olive Packaging
Innovative Ways to Show Political Support With A Spray Can
Jan 27, 2009By: Cowbag -