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Picture of a campaign

The image that came almost to define Obama’s campaign has found a home. The red, white and blue portrait of US President-elect Barack Obama, created by Los Angeles-based street artist Shepard Fairey, will become part of the permanent collection at the US National Portrait Gallery.

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The BBC reports that curators at the Smithsonian Institution museum plan to hang it by Inauguration Day on January 20.

“What I think is so fascinating is the ubiquitous nature,” said Carolyn Carr, deputy director of the Portrait Gallery. “When people think of a portrait of Obama, they think of this image.”

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