My idol, Shepard Fairey talks about my idol, Barack Obama [DNC, Denver, Manifest Hope, Poster]

Via on Oct 6, 2008


Our photographer, Rusty Ralston, went to Denver for DNC (we were too busy getting the new issue out) and brought me back a signed poster by el hombre himself, which now hangs proudly on my wall. 


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2 Responses to “My idol, Shepard Fairey talks about my idol, Barack Obama [DNC, Denver, Manifest Hope, Poster]”

  1. […] the last time you saw a bunch of blue-in-the-face Democrats chanting USA! USA! USA! and meaning it!? Hell, I’ll join in—only those who are willing to criticize that […]

  2. […] Shepard Fairey is the thoughtful, disobedient man behind OBEY in a “land founded on dissent.” He’s the street artist behind the now-iconic poster of Obama (above). Recently, he stopped by the Colbert Report: “Ch-Change!, you must be getting rich of this!” […]

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