07/07/2011 11:39 am ET Updated Sep 06, 2011

Libya Street Art: Anti-Gaddafi Caricatures And Posters Pop Up In Benghazi And Other Rebel Cities (PHOTOS)

Libyan rebel artists are taking their aversion toward Muammar Gaddafi to an especially visible level, creating street caricatures that ridicule the nation's embattled leader and his notorious eccentricities.

Throughout Benghazi and other rebel-populated cities, renderings of Gaddafi are found on walls and buildings, ranging from crude-looking graffiti to more elaborate works which depict the Libyan leader as an octopus or covered with Nazi swastikas.

Take a look at some of the most provocative images from the rising street movement here:

Street Art à Benghazi