Obama poster artist takes on George Harrison

Shepard Fairey, who created the iconic Obama "Hope" campaign poster, has created a new portrait of George Harrison, Rolling Stone reports.
The posters – titled Poster for George – will be available in red and silver editions, both of which have been limited to 400 signed and numbered copies each. The red edition will be available on Shepard's ObeyGiant.com website on the afternoon of October 23rd, while the silver edition will be available at GeorgeHarrison.com at 10 a.m. PST on the 24th.
In a statement, Fairey recalled how his parents introduced him to the Beatles, leading to an obsession with the group's later records, which featured more Harrison contributions. "I got George Harrison's All Things Must Pass album a long time ago, but even as a kid listening to the radio I reacted very emotionally to the song 'My Sweet Lord,'" he wrote. "The song has a profound beauty and melancholy that is unique and powerful. I love George's solo material musically, but what speaks to me most about George's music and actions is his humanity and his soulfulness....