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The piece above is entitled “The King is Dead,” and was illustrated by Oliver, a designer and illustrator from Cleveland, Ohio. He is a senior designer at Go Media.
The piece above is the figure of Lebron James that Oliver created as an angry reaction to James’ decision of leaving the Cavaliers on July 8th, 2010.
You can find more of Oliver’s work here. He focuses a lot on portraits, and his technique is very stylized.
Portrait of Obama done during 2008 campaign for the “artists for Obama” project.