MORE HOPE: Shepard Fairey's large-scale portrait of Barack Obama was unveiled Saturday at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. The image, this time as mixed-media stenciled collage, is considered an icon of a campaign as well as the candidate. It reaches Washington before Obama is sworn-in as president . . –– "You are a criminal" declares Stephan Colbert interviewing Fairey on the Colbert Report earlier in the week . . –– Fairey explains his arrest record as a street artist have him first contribute the image under the radar.
Photo: Full set from Cliff1066 at Flickr