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Barack Obama "Hope" poster

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Hope: Shepard Fairey and Barack Obama

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Shepard Fairy, the Artist Behind the Iconic Barack Obama Campaign and Official Inauguration Poster

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Artist speaks about the making of famous Obama poster

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Shepard Fairey on Fighting the AP Over Obama HOPE Image

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The Barack Obama "Hope" poster is an image of Barack Obama designed by artist Shepard Fairey, which was widely described as iconic and came to represent his 2008 presidential campaign. It consists of a stylized stencil portrait of Obama in solid red, beige and blue, with the word "progress", "hope" or "change" below.
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    • Concept and design 

    • Distribution during the 2008 campaign 

    • Parodies and imitations 

    • Acquisition by Smithsonian 

    • Origin and copyright issues