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Time Magazine 2008 “Person of the Year” Barack Obama

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Dec 17, 2008
Shepard Fairey’s now iconic graphic of Presidential-elect Barack Obama will become the official cover of Time Magazine’s next issue. Celebrating Obama as the newly crowned “Person of the Year” for 2008, the year-end issue...

MINDstyle x Ron English Abraham Obama Bust

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Nov 5, 2008
As busts become one of the latest in collectible figures, Ron English’s re-appropriation of newly crowned American president Barack Obama under the influence of Abraham Lincoln will see the light in 3-D form. Originally seen as a series of...

Wassup Obama

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Oct 26, 2008
At HYPEBEAST, we rarely touch on political subjects but this commercial for the Obama campaign was too creative to pass on. With only a week before the 2008 United States Presidential Election, 60Frames Entertainment has created this short film w...

Gabriel Urist for Barack Obama Pendant

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Oct 21, 2008
Earning many celebrity endorsements both big and small, Barack Obama is well on his way towards the upcoming US Presidential Elections next month. As a vouch of support, jeweler Gabriel Urist created a special pendant based on Barack Obama’...

Barack Obama x Terry Richardson Photograph

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Sep 16, 2008
Obama mania is in the air. From collabo tees to Air Force 1′s to campaign posters from the art world’s finest, this year we’ve seen it all. With the November 4th elections less than two months away, we await to see what the futu...

Obama x Upper Playground x Digital Gravel Tee Collection

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Sep 15, 2008
Supporting presidential hopeful, Barack Obama, Upper Playground’s team of artist’s created a set of Obama inspired pieces. The tees are now available exclusively through Digital Gravel, with under 300 of each being printed. Combining...

Obama Force One

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Sep 5, 2008
As part of Jimm Lasser’s The Dunk on McCain exhibition which opened last night at the Tyson Space, the marquee piece was a specially created Obama Force One. The half-art piece, half sneaker features a unique sole which bears two different...

Shepard Fairey x Democratic National Convention

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Aug 29, 2008
As a keen supported of the Barack Obama cause, it comes as no surprise Shepard Fairey is in attendance at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver. Over the last few days, a few of his works have been documented as he puts his familiar a...

UNDRCRWN Obama T-shirt

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Aug 22, 2008
Nobody has ever embraced a presidential candidate in the way pop-culture has looked to Barack Obama as the next American presidential face. From artists to musicians and t-shirt labels, we’ve seen many pay homage to the articulate, basketba...

Obey x Upper Playground Obama Hope Hoodie

UncategorizedComments ⋅ Jul 11, 2008
After successfully securing the Democratic nomination for the 2008 US Presidential Election, things are in full force from all of Obama’s legions of celebrity supporters. From mass middle-name changes to Hussein (Obama’s middle name)...

Barack Obama x Ron English

Comments ⋅ Nov 30, -0001
The worldly implications of this years American presidential race have incited a large outpouring of unconventional support from many sources. The legion of Upper Playground artists and affiliates have had a strong allegiance to Democratic candid...

Shepard Fairey x The 008 x Upper Playground Obama T-shirt

Comments ⋅ Nov 30, -0001
Most people have confidently nestled the fate of America in one Barack Hussein Obama as he vies for presidential candidacy in this years 2008 US elections. Widely backed by many influential entities, artist collectives Shepard Fairey and Upper P...

Barack Obama x Date Farmers by FIFTY24SF

Comments ⋅ Nov 30, -0001
This year’s presidential race has been a hot topic, drawing the attention of the normally apathetic American population as people are turning out in droves to have their say in the 2008 elections. Barack Obama has gained a huge following, e...