“POPE” a Parody of the Popular “HOPE” Obama Poster


Speaking of Shepard Fairey, in honor of Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to New York City, the magazine ANIMAL commissioned Michael Ian Weinfeld to create “POPE”, a parody of Shepard’s wildly popular Obama “HOPE” poster.

illustration by Michael Ian Weinfeld

Scott Beale
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Scott Beale founded Laughing Squid in 1995 in San Francisco and is currently based in New York City. When not running the blog, Scott can be found posting on Threads and sharing photos on Instagram.