Politics

Baldessari, Serra and 17 Other Artists Team Up to Support Obama

images Baldessari, Serra and 17 Other Artists Team Up to Support Obama Chuck Close may be weaving a tapestry to support Obama, but the Los Angeles Times reports that 19 other artists will create a portfolio of prints to help reelect the president, among them big names like John Baldessari, Ed Ruscha, Richard Serra, Bruce Nauman, Claes Odenburg, Chris Burden and Frank Gehry.

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Organizers said the portfolio is being offered in exchange for a $28,000 donation to the Obama campaign and the Democratic National Committee. They said 150 portfolios will be up for sale, for a potential fundraising total of $4.2 million. All proceeds will go toward the Obama campaign and the Democratic National Committee, according to organizers.

We’re hoping Chris Burden’s contribution involves nailing himself to a Prius.

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