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American Iconomics: U.S. Dollars Turned Into Portraits Of American Icons

Published 5 years ago

Let’s admit it – our national banknotes are just plain boring. Wouldn’t it be fun if they wore the faces of artists, musicians, characters, scientists, and other contemporary popular culture icons? As it turns out, artist James Charles redesigned U.S. dollar bills with just such a cast of characters. These dollars have never looked better and more desirable!

Some countries, like pre-Euro Austria, Belgium and France, were daring enough to put their best exports on their bills, but most of us can only dream of such colorful money. Is it too much to hope for that Charles’ work is a sign of what’s in store?

More info: shootinggallerysf.com (h/t: dangerousmindsgizmodo)

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Facehugger

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Pinhead

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Captain America

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Ronald McDonald

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Salvador Dali

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Yoda

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The Kiss

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Albert Einstein

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Jesus

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Jack Nicholson

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Marilyn Monroe

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A-Team

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Princess Leia

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The Exorcist

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Spock

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Andy Warhol

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Pulp Fiction

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Clint Eastwood

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Frida Kahlo

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Terminator

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Jimi Hendrix

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Frankenstain

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KFC

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