Monday, April 28, 2008
The 008 X Upper Playground ="Morning Breath Obama Print"
The 008 and UP Partner with Morning Breath to Support Barack Obama
SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2008 – In an ongoing effort to secure Democratic hopeful Barack Obama's presidential bid, The 008 and Upper Playground have collaborated with Brooklyn-based Morning Breath to create a new limited screenprints of the duo’s portrait of Obama. The Morning Breath poster is part of an ongoing series of artist collaborations in support of Barack Obama’s presidential campaign.
The Morning Breath limited screenprint is now available for purchase through www.upperplayground.com. The poster will be signed and numbered by Morning Breath and are made at a limited quantity of 200, and retail at $200. Each poster is a pre-sale item and will not ship until May 21, 2008. All proceeds from the sales of each design from the Morning Breath Obama poster will go directly to creating more campaign T-shirts, posters and stickers by other artists in support of Obama's bid for President. The previous Munk One poster design was used in bus shelter and billboard advertisements throughout Philadelphia prior to the primary in Pennsylvania.
The 008 and Upper Playground are also pleased to announce an Obama Campaign Poster Art exhibition featuring all the artists who have and will be contributing poster art for the Barack Obama 2008 campaign. In the past two months, Upper Playground endorsed Obama’s campaign by creating posters featuring artwork from The Date Farmers, Mac, Sam Flores, and Munk One, as well as printing T-shirts with Shepard Fairey’s Obama poster graphics to help support the campaign. The exhibition will feature work from the Upper Playground collaborations, as well as work from the biggest names in contemporary art that will soon announced. The 008 and Upper Playground will announce full details, exhibiting artists, and location in the next month.
For more information on Morning Breath (www.morningbreathinc.com) and their endorsement for Obama, please visit www.upperplayground.com.
The 008, Morning Breath, and Upper Playground would like to thank everyone who continues their support of the Barack Obama campaign.
About Morning Breath
Morning Breath, Inc, consisting of Doug Cunningham and Jason Noto, is a creative studio focusing on visualization, illustration, and design. Their works break through the clutter by delivering fresh and innovative creative solutions targeted to the youth culture. In addition to commercial projects, Morning Breath is actively involved in the arts and has had several successful gallery show nationwide. In all of their creative works, Morning Breath continually strives for the balance of art, design, and advertising.
About Upper Playground
Based in San Francisco, California, Upper Playground was founded in 1999 and has become a leader in today’s progressive art movement with its innovative apparel line and art gallery, FIFTY24SF. Recognized as a catalyst for the fusion of fashion with art, Upper Playground produces apparel lines bi-annually and features designs from notable local and international artists. The apparel line is sold nationally and internationally in over 300 boutiques and online. Upper Playground’s FIFTY24SF Gallery showcases art from some of the best contemporary artists in the world with its monthly art exhibits. Please visit www.upperplayground.com for more information.
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