Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Homemade Fan Signage: An Exploration Into Modern Art

They can be found at just every major sporting event across the world. The homemade fan sign is a chance to express one's innermost feelings of love, hate, pride, or to just get your five seconds of fame on live television. Probably the most famous and universal of all fan signage is the D-Fence. A staple of every NFL game played since the 1980's, the D-Fence sign is a classic but I think we can all agree that it has probably run its course. This post is here to appreciate some of the more creative explorations into word play hilarity and fan signage. Here are a few of my personal favorites.

All of these signs are well made and intricate in their own right. Fan signage is a true art form that needs to be recognized for its greatness and relevance in the collective consciousness of our time. Especially when they are as on point and as beautiful as this:

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