Skip to comments.Looking for Obama/Lenin graphic
Posted on 02/14/2009 6:54:04 PM PST by mplsconservative
I've searched FR and the web, but I can't find an excellent graphic that portrayed the big 0 as Lenin. I know it was posted somewhere here on FR and was perfect for displaying on my car and giving to friends to display (with the artist's permission of course). Should've bumped the thread, but I didn't so shame on me.
Dissent is patriotic, right? Help me do my part, please.
It’s a shame that 99% of the people who see that won’t even know who Lenin (That guy from the Beatles?) is, much less recognize his picture.
If I find it though, I send it to you!
"Rebellion to Tyrants is obedience to God"
Reverse side of the First Committee U.S. seal proposal.
The first committee consisted of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams.
Franklin chose an allegorical scene from Exodus, described in his notes as "Moses standing on the Shore, and extending his Hand over the Sea, thereby causing the same to overwhelm Pharaoh who is sitting in an open Chariot, a Crown on his Head and a Sword in his Hand. Rays from a Pillar of Fire in the Clouds reaching to Moses, to express that he acts by Command of the Deity." Motto, "Rebellion to Tyrants is Obedience to God."
Yes, Dissent is Patriotic!
That’s good. But nobama. LOL
Whoa! That’s a good one. Thank you.
Geez. Most of the people in Minneapolis will want that one. Yikes!
That, is excellent. It will be displayed. Thank you.
I wanted to make an art piece of Barack Obama because I thought an iconic portrait of him could symbolize and amplify the importance of his mission. I believe Obama will guide this country to a future where everyone can thrive and I should support him vigorously for the sake of my two young daughters. I have made art opposing the Iraq war for several years, and making art of Obama, who opposed the war from the start, is like making art for peace. I know I have an audience of young art fans and Im delighted if I can encourage them to see the merits of Barack Obama.
See? It's all about "peace, love, togetherness" and "change".
Here are some of Fairey's other masterpieces. No joke. Most of his works are along these same lines (anti-American, pro-communist propaganda). Check the link.
From Shepard Fairey's official website (ObeyGiant.com):
Check it out! I got a thank you note from Barack Obama. If he is elected, maybe I have a get out of jail free card. All kidding aside, Im honored to be acknowledged by someone so important to the future of our country. Also, the Obama campaign asked me to do a poster illustration for sale on their site. It should be out next week on barackobama.com.-Shepard
Here is the 'thank you' letter Barack Obama sent to Shepard Fairey:
"Dear Shepard, I would like to thank you for using your talent in support of my campaign. The political messages involved in your work have encouraged Americans to believe they can help change the status quo. Your images have a profound effect on people, whether seen in a gallery or on a stop sign. I am privileged to be a part of your artwork and proud to have your support. I wish you continued success and creativity.
Sincerely, Barack Obama.'"
Source for letter image: Fairey's own website (ObeyGiant.com):
If the image of the letter should 'vanish' from Fairey's website, try this link:
Portrait of Angela Davis by Obama artist Shepard Fairey:
Source: The Jonathan Levine Gallery (link given above)
From David Horowitz's FrontPageMag.com/DiscoverTheNetworks.org:
PROFILE: ANGELA DAVIS
* Communist professor at the University of Californias Santa Cruz campus
* Recipient of the Lenin Peace Prize from the police state of East Germany in 1979
* Provided an arsenal of weapons to Black Panthers who used them to kill a Marin Country judge in a failed attempt to free Davis' imprisoned lover, Black Panther murderer George Jackson
* Icon of the campus Left and frequent guest speaker at anti-war rallies
* Leader of a movement to free all criminals who are minorities claiming that they are political prisoners of the racist United States
* The only path of liberation for black people is that which leads toward complete and radical overthrow of the capitalist class.
Angela Yvonne Davis is a tenured professor in the History of Consciousness program at the University of California - Santa Cruz. A former member of the Black Panther Party, she is currently a University Professor, one of only seven in the entire California University system, which entitles her to a six-figure salary and a research assistant. This income is supplemented by speaking fees ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 per appearance on college campuses, where she is an icon of radical faculty, administrators, and students. Davis has also taught at UCLA and the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Also by Shepard Fairey, Obama's personal icon artist...
"Stalin Lenin", Shepard Fairey,
limited edition silkscreen, signed
and numbered. 18"X24" *SOLD OUT*
"Check it out! I got a thank you note from Barack Obama. If he is elected, maybe I have a get out of jail free card"
VIDEO: Obama icon artist, Shepard Fairey, discusses his numerous arrests (13!) in this May 2008 alternative media interview
Street artist Shepard Fairey, who designed Obama 'Hope' poster, arrested for graffiti in Boston
[...make that *14* arrests!]
NY Daily News | February 7th 2009
I just want to smack that guy. Make his face ‘art’. I guess I should shut up now.
Thank you, ETL. It sure is interesting to purvey the iconography. Fairey is certainly a master of the craft.
There is no beauty. It is stark and intimidating, menacing, really, for those of us that love freedom.
That is why I am looking for the image I saw that was 0bama in a nutshell.
Heh. The Minneapolitans will love that one. ((Sadly))
I must be a little dense. I don’t get it??
That’s certainly illustrative for those of us who understand the threat.
There was a great graphic for the less informed that I’m searching for today.
Looking for one that the less than the common denominator can understand...?
Thank you sm,
I was not aware of that hideous medal. It’s a good day when I learn something new, thank you!
I’ll know them when they come knocking at my door now. LOL (Sort of) Ergghhh!
Who knows when it gets to that point (when, not if). BTW I sometimes give Air America Minnesota a listen - need to know what is on the agenda of the enemies of the Constitution. Mike Malloy is back. Yes, the moonbat who had on his website that F. A von Hayek and Ludwig von Mises were on the side of the Nazis. Well this week he was spewing that all industries should be nationalized and all Republicans are domestic terrorists and shoudl be arrested and shot.
I love it! Absolutely great!
You also mentioned dissent is patriotic. This uses the actual county by county vote for Mc Cain vs Obama. I like the way it looks like the country is diseased where Obama won.
Did ya get back to the Lone Star state yet?
May the lucky stars help you if you’re still stuck here.
That’s pretty damn good.
That is a great map. All I can think of looking at it is tooth decay or tumors. Guess it’s fitting. LOL/ sort of
I may be hearing soon about a job in Texas. Anyhow if that does not materialize, I still have a family visit scheduled in the Texas Hill Country. Central Texas ranch country. Good conservatives.
That map is great.
I wish you luck, FRiend.
I just returned from a week in South Dakota. It’s not quite infected by liberalism yet, but will get there. Too many Minnesotans moving there.
That is very close to what I was looking for - wonderful graphic for those that know history.
I need a little more ‘in your face’ for the libs in Minneapolis. It takes a lot, believe me.
I just finished this one yesterday. No Lenin here but even an Obamanation voter can understand this one.
I could see myself wearing that T-shirt. I’m not a T-shirt type of woman, but I could see myself wearing it to the Jason Lewis tax cut rally in St. Paul.
Wow. Nice graphic, really great.
Is that your creation? If so, may I steal it?
Hey, that one’s very cool, but you misspelled “Abandon.”
I am a graphic designer and artist who spent a few college credits studying the history of graphic and fine arts. It's more than just the portrait that is indicative of Soviet-styled propaganda. The typographic treatments, the colors, subject matter and the bold, contrasty style of the "Hope" poster are all pulled right out of the early 1930's-era Cubist/Constructivist/Socialist graphic arts. Those posters depicting the Laborers, especially those with the main figure holding a flag or hammer, I have seen over and over again among the Obama propagandists. Just look at the masthead of the Daily Kos - that's Commie graphic work straight out of 1931. It looks like something that mural artist and Mexican Revolutionary Diego Rivera would have done. Here are some comparisons I found between Obama propaganda and vintage Soviet posters. I didn't include the vast array of "Bauhaus" inspired posters (very graphic block type set at an angle) that are also used by Obama artists... that style was utilized overall throughout Europe and is more indicative of the time period rather than Socialism/Communism.
1) "Noble Leader" portrait treatment:
2) Radiant savior/ Messiah treatment:
2, v.2) Glowing, floating head/ coin profile treatment:
("The symbol of peace- symbol of socialism.")
3) Radiating symbol/ "O" / Soviet seal:
(This one supposedly says: "Bread and Friendship are our basis." But note the radiant treatment of the communist seal behind it.)
4) Environmental Theme:
("We will care for the Earth like a flower to promote Peace.")
Look at 'em quick before they change all the links again!
That is sooo funny!!
Was that the committee that did the porkasourus bill?
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