Kisses For Obama

Posted by Katherine | December 4, 2008 – 12:16 pm

Active-duty Marine Jayel Aheram (a ballotvoxregular featured here) took this photo a few days ago. It shows an artist named TAG posing with her portrait of Obama, another tribute to Shepard Fairey’s poster. She made it by kissing the canvas repeatedly — a six-hour labor of love.

Kisses for Obama
[Jayel Aheram / Flickr]

To watch TAG at work, here’s a video also apparently shot by Jayel. You’ll see her applying pigment to her lips, smacking the canvass, and, at the end, peeling back her masking-tape guide with the help of a young pal.

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