Arnold Schwarzenegger moved from Austria to the United States in 1968 to pursue the American Dream. This piece is designed to highlight the beginning of a new life, in which Schwarzenegger was able to build a successful career as an action film star, body builder, and politician. The eagle peers in the direction opposite to Arnold's, hinting at the role of the American spirit as a guiding light and path to prosperity.
Created on Photoshop.
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This design can be cropped and readjusted to serve various purposes. One of Arnold's quotes had been added, one that is especially consistent with the overall message of this artwork.