5 Pop Culture Obama Items

With Obama finally in office, we can all breathe a sigh of relief. Let’s celebrate with five items that show just how much he became a part of American pop culture. #5 The Barack Obama Cabbage Patch Doll – Sold on eBay

#4 Run DC Shirt – $20 Who doesn’t find this shirt totally awesome? An homage to run DMC as well as a play on word. Love it!

#3 Shepard Fairey’s “Hope” image in Legos, by Sean Kenney. The piece measures 20? x 25? and contains 1,275 LEGO pieces. The original piece is selling for $695. (Looks like it was taken down.) The Shepart Fairey poster was cool enough. In legos, even cooler.

#2 Obama SpokePOV – A crafty Flickr user turned six SpokePOV lighting systems into a single Obama logo.

#1 Chia Obama Handmade Decorative Planter – $20 on Amazon. Cha cha cha chia! You can get Obama in happy or determined. No joke!

More Great Obama Posts: Obamicon.Me – Post-Election Fun By Paste Magazine Switching Races – White Obama, Black McCain Barack Obama’s Gmail Account was Hacked! Barack and Michelle Obama in Vogue The World Reacts to President Obama (20 photos) Check out theMET Homepage

January 22, 2017

Dynamic Sculptures Capture Powerful Combination of Emotion and Movement

The dynamic work of sculptor Gaylord Ho is instantly recognizable. Emotion oozes from the figures, as they throw their energy into dancerly poses. His female figures twist and twirl, animated and vital. Born in Taiwan, the 66-year-old artist has a fascinating personal history. Growing up as the son of low income farmers, Ho was expected to balance his studies while helping on the rice farm.

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January 21, 2017

Countless Glittering Stars Illuminate a Dreamy World Below

For those of us who live in a bustling, crowded metropolis, a glittering sky filled with stars is a spectacular sight we rarely get to see. Finnish photographer Oscar Keserci offers us glimpses of these astounding views and tranquil starry nights. His breathtaking images showcase dark skies fully illuminated by millions of brilliant celestial points.

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