Joel B. Pollack
March 2, 2014
A rogue street artist has ambushed the 86th Academy Awards with a slew of street art posters poking fun at President Barack Obama and the Oscars. The posters, of unknown origin, feature the Oscar statue with Vladimir Lenin’s head and the title “OCZARS,” referring to the proliferation of “czars”–powerful officials with no congressional oversight–in the Obama administration. The “O” is the Obama campaign’s familiar symbol.
Last month, another series of anti-Obama posters appeared across West L.A. to coincide with the Northern Trust Open PGA golf tournament. The posters showed President Obama golfing, and the words “sub par.”