I thought this was neat and had to share.....
President Barack Obama was not only a presidental candidate before the election, he was a celebrity and often inspiration for many artists.
From grafitti to fine art, from coins to Barack being sculpted out of gravel on a beach in Spain, it is no question that many people consider him a masterpiece!
His influence was so positive that his art is displayed even across the Pond! In fact, it was so hard choosing what artworks we likes because there were just so many. So we have rounded up the most interesting, and our favorites, Obama Art. Check it out!
This first painting is from the Belgian painter and illustrator Ben Heine and was painted before his election.
This interesting art print is from Ron English.
Obama Art creation by Michael Murphy.
This is 12,784 gumballs displayed at Ripley's Believe it Or Not Museum at Times Square
Neight Adamson's Will Work For Change. The concept behind it: "Obama with the world on his mind, taking on the challenges of a new president, symbolically surrounding him with the abundant struggles to overcome…"
This painting is from David Choe, it was in the "Outsiders" art exhibition brought to New York by Lazarides Gallery of London, October 9th 2008.
By Michael Nyugen "Barack in the light of America, just about to say 'Thank You!'"
Reminiscent of very popular Shepard Fairley's Hope,Raphael Lopez's Voz Unida has this masterpiece that repeats back his "United States of America" speech.
Arcylic painting from Phil Fung, direct inspiration from his "United States of America" speech.
Coins! Barack made out of Coins! How creative! Thanks to Ted Stanke, we have a lovely piece of art in front of us!
Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada sculpted a portrait of Barack Obama on a beach in Spain from gravel, sand and pebbles that is bigger than a football field, measuring 140 yards long by 80 yards wide.