22 January 2009

Obey Makes the Smithsonian

Shepherd Fairey, or Obey, as he is known in the artworld, has finally made the big-time. His now iconic Obama image, which was seen much throughout our new President's grassroots campaign, was purchased by The Smithsonian Institue. Odd, however, that Fairey's  anti-establishment artwork has been so readily accepted by the establishment. Has the establishment become anti-establishment? The sheer irony.

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