Israeli artist draws hipster Obama and Dalai Lama with a mohawk (Photos) 6 years ago

Israeli artist draws hipster Obama and Dalai Lama with a mohawk (Photos)

An imaginative illustrator has recreated various world leaders as you've never seen them (and never could have possibly even imagined them) before.

Amit Shimoni, from Israel, has reimagined Barack Obama as a hipster, the Dalai Lama with a mohawk and ear-studs, and a blue-haired Hillary Clinton.

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Shimoni has brought multiple world leaders together in his 'HIPSTORY' collection, with the designs printed on mobile phone cases, cushion covers and more...

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He's already come in for a bit of flak for his choice of subjects, telling Israeli website No Camels: "Most of the US figures I’ve chosen have been Democrats. This wasn’t intentional, yet some people are saying I’m biased."

Shimoni has at least one Conservative subject, though, with a version of Margaret Thatcher which is likely to stun many of her political opponents

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