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When Barack Obama ran for president in 2008, an art piece by Shepard Fairy became synonymous with his campaign. Campaign art isn’t new, but in the era of social media, these unsolicited works have become much more visible—as reflective in their own way of a campaign’s personality as its official slogans… Click through to continue reading and to view Slate’s video – What Is the Bernie Sanders Aesthetic? Go Inside His Surprisingly Legitimate Traveling Art Show. (Video.)
The art featured in Slate’s article and its accompanying video is related to the Bernie Sanders campaign. But let’s expand on this — what is your favorite campaign art (including videos) from any campaign, current or past?
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