Obama’s Campaign Posters

I finally figured out what Obama’s campaign posters remind me of:

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The classic Che Guevara pose.  Why is he using cold war propaganda style posters?

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~ by Cram on March 15, 2008.

2 Responses to “Obama’s Campaign Posters”

  1. I believe that the particular aesthetic was chosen, and not particuarly by the candidate but rather the artist, because they are high contrast and in turn difficult to ignore. That is one of the purposes of a poster that one would be drilled on if you were ever trained under the study of a Graphic Designer.

  2. […] I Call It Or What? In an earlier post I created a parody of the Obama poster superimposing Che Guevera’s image.  In a new Wired […]

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