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an artist in Beijing, Liu Bolin, has made a bronze sculpture of Obama, based on a Time magazine image of the president, that he lights on fire for three minutes at a time
"I think it represents more his popularity... I think my piece represents more the fact that Obama's on fire," he said
Originally posted by grantbeed
Iranian protesters burn Barack Obama pictures
Afghan police open fire after protesters burn effigy of Barack Obama
theres a couple after searching for ten seconds. probably heaps more.
"Tableaux (Tableaux Vivants) French For Living Picture"
The tradition of parading tableaux and enemies of bonfire especially those of Pope V probably has its roots in the Auto De Fe which was the ritual of public penance of condemned heretics during the marian persecutions.
The earliest form of this , that I know of is in 1679 when the Pope , Guy Fawkes and others were paraded in picture form on long poles by young armed men.
US President Barack Obama has welcomed a bigger role for China on the world stage and pledged to pursue greater co-operation with Asian countries.