20 – 28 August 2008, National Democratic Convention
Andenken Gallery, Denver, Colorado
America's most popular contemporary artist has convened one of this year's major art and political events.
The artist introduces Shepard Fairey, Ron English, Mac, Scott Lafavre, David Choe, Sam Flores, Maya Hayuk, The Date Farmers and a ton of other talent.
The Andenken Gallery, in association with Upper Playground and MoveOn.org, hosted an event with a storage space of over 10,000 square feet. The artist arrived in Denver, took a few days to do his work, and opened the door for all artist partners, politicians, celebrities and the media.
Featured celebrities include:
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, Cutie Death Tutor, Jenny Lewis, Rilo Kiley, Zooey Deschanel, He and Him, Matthew Caws, Nada Surf, Jonathan Rice, DJ Z Tour
Senator Barack Obama is the Master of Arts and Culture, the first presidential candidate to formulate a policy to support art before taking office. He believes that art must be a key part of effective teaching and learning. The Manifest Hope Show is a powerful backing for this unique candidate.