Wednesday, March 18, 2009

The Anti Fairey Movement

Just Spotted this. An equally stunning idea pulled from Shepard's campaign poster's controversy. If you are not aware, the controversy stems from Shepard using/stealing (dependent on your view) from AP's photos to create his poster. Frankly, he did steal the image and heavily altered it, both sides have a case, however, as any smart Art Director/Photographer/Designer knows, Shepard could have easily avoided the whole issue. Either way, this is as great a statement, even if it is a rip off of Shepard's work. The poster is a teaser for Armando Iannucci’s In The Loop, the feature-length spin-off from his wonderful political comedy The Thick Of It. It is almost as good as this.

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