How great is Shepard Fairey’s famous red-and-blue Obama poster? So lasting an image it is, that the only natural response from the world at large is to spoof it mercilessly. The original image really has now left Fairey’s hands and has been wrapped in the warm swaddling cloth of Common Culture. History owns it now.
Here are the best variations on the theme I’ve seen to date:
The Audacity of Joke, by James Lillis:
University of Illinois grad student Mike Rosalek: