Facing W. Alabama, Reginald Adams’s 2012 mural of President Obama was recently given a few extra splashes of color. Of course, this isn’t the first time the mural on the side of the former campaign headquarters at 3710 Travis has been the subject of political back-and-forth. Candace Garcia’s photos show the changes over the years, starting with a replica of Shepard Fairey’s Hope poster in 2008:
The restoration above was completed by Reginald Adams and a team of local artists in 2012; the three photos below show, in reverse chronological order, how the mural changed from 2011 back to the original painted in 2008.
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Photos: Candace Garcia