Riot Fashion: Life Imitating Art?

The Boston Globe has a stunning photo essay on the recent Greek Riots sparked by the killing by police of a 15-year-old boy. One image in the series reminded me of another by street artist Eddie earlier this year on the occasion of the Beijing Olympic disgrace. I wonder if Nike would consider this a good example of why their branding is so successful and powerful.

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A protester prepares to launch a stone with a slingshot at policemen during riots in Athens December 10, 2008. (REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis) #

Eddie “Beijing Olympic Torch 2” (2008)

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