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The Artist Whose Minimalist Trump Became A World Icon

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You may not know him by name, but you know Edel Rodriquez’ artwork. His minimalist iterations of an eyeless orange Trump with yellow hair clad in black suit and red tie have become an internationally recognizable icon. Gracing the covers and editorials of TIME, The Economist, Der Spiegel and other magazines worldwide, Rodriquez has effectively created a visual archive of Trump’s four years in office. (more…)

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48 Artists Create “I Voted” Stickers for New York Magazine.

48 Artists Create “I Voted” Stickers for New York Magazine.
by artist KAWS

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by artist KAWS

With the election just around the corner, the ongoing push to get out and vote continues to present us with creative and engaging executions. New York Magazine brought together 48 contemporary artists to design “I Voted” stickers for a series of four variant covers for its October 26th issue. Each magazine cover features images of 12 unique artist sticker designs with a corresponding usable sticker sheet on the inside. (more…)

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The 9 Finalists For The New Mississippi Flag Design

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Finalists For New Mississippi Flag

On June 28, 2020, the Legislature passed House Bill 1796, a bill that relinquished the Mississippi state flag, removing it from public buildings within 15 days of the bill’s effective date, and constituted a nine-member commission to design a new flag.

The Commission to Redesign the Mississippi State Flag received nearly 3,000 submissions that met the legislative criteria for the new Mississippi State Flag. By August 7th, they’d narrowed the entries to a maximum of 225. By August 10th, to 147. Of those, the Commissioners selected these nine as the finalists on August 14th. (more…)

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Promoting Mask-Wearing With Art by 18 Talented Artists

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Although there shouldn’t be any, there’s been a lot of controversy over the wearing of masks as PPE (personal protection equipment) to help protect people from contracting or spreading Covid-19. Despite the recommendations of just about every accredited scientist and medical professional, contentious examples of people who indignantly refuse to wear one are recorded on mobile phones and uploaded to twitter and instagram daily. Maybe some of these stunning examples of activist art promoting the wearing of a mask will help convince the uninformed. (more…)

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The CDC Guidelines to Facial Hair for Face Masks.

CDC guidelines to facial hair for face masks
Regardless of the debate as to whether or not wearing a face mask is an effective measure to helping stop the spread of the Coronavirus, it is a recommendation from the CDC and most state officials that one be worn when out in public during this pandemic. As some men may have already figured out, facial hair can pose a challenge when it comes to wearing a face mask with a filter. (more…)

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