Artist turns world leaders into hipsters

Nelson Mandela Hipstory

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Amit Shimoni may lack originality, but that sure hasn’t stopped him.

There’s no shortage of art on the Internet, but if you’re looking for something that would look great on a cheap T-shirt, we recommend artist Amit Shimoni’s “Hipstorycollection

Winston Churchill

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Mao Zedong

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#yitzakshamir

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#illustration

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Shimoni’s greatest misstep, it must be said, is his failure so far to include Stalin in the series. Before he became a murderous dictator, dude invented hipsterism. 

Anyway, if you go home with a Tinder match and see this stuff hanging in their apartment, make your excuses and leave before they try to mansplain irony.

Amit Shimoni

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Miles Klee

Miles Klee

Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions,  and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'