Photographer Recreates Famous Banksy Works with Live Models

Design News 06.01.12

It's not every day you see Mona Lisa lookalike with a grenade launcher on the streets of Los Angeles. Photojournalist Nick Stern recreated 8 famous Banksy images using live models and props pieced together from eBay and thrift shops. Shooting guerrilla-style in true Banksy form, the photographer was even chased by a security guard at one point.

In other news, Amy Winehouse's London townhouse is on the market and Long Island holds the classiest McDonald's in the country. See the headlines after the jump.

• The real-life Banksy: Guerrilla street artist's most iconic images meticulously recreated using human models | Daily Mail
Amy Winehouse's Family Now Selling Her London Townhouse | Curbed
A Presidential McDonald's, Tucked away on Long Island | Architizer

(Image: Nick Stern via Daily Mail)

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Tara is a Boston-based marketing maven-turned-lifestyle writer, who spends her time thrift shopping, canning, and doing DIY projects.