Giant Barack Obama bust stops in Austin

20-foot tall concrete sculpture stops on way to Presidents Park in South Dakota.

President Barack Obama's concrete head rested peacefully on an open-bed trailer outside Vino Vino wine bar on Guadalupe Street on Sunday evening. The 20-foot-tall sculpture of the president had just been hauled from Houston.

Its creator, 82-year-old artist David Adickes, is traveling with the 3½-ton bust, and grinned as he looked at the head that was parked on the street.

"Most people just ogled it on the highway," he said. "Only one guy gave us the finger." < Read More >


Anonymous said... @ June 10, 2009 9:18 PM

I'd give it the finger

Anonymous said... @ June 11, 2009 12:02 AM

Still not as big as his inflated ego.

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