National Portrait Gallery Gets Obama Poster
The portrait, right, a mixed media collage depicting stenciled Mr Obama above the word of hope, was created by. In a press release Martin E Sullivan, director of the National Portrait Gallery, said the Obama poster was the emblem of a significant constituency, as well as a new presidency. Shepard Fairey ubiquitous illustrations of Barack Obama, seen in events, parties, store windows and construction sites throughout the 2008 election season, has found a home. It is expected to be on display by Opening Day. The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, announced that it acquired Mr Fairey work for its collection. Fairey, a renowned artist in Los Angeles for the rock-album covers and a sticker campaign with the wrestler Andr the Giant.