McDonald’s defaces classic artwork in new burger-selling low

McDonald's art posters
(Image credit: McDonald's)

Today we find ourselves in the unique position of wondering how iconic artist Vincent van Gogh would have felt about one of his most famous paintings being used to promote a fast food restaurant. Yes, you read that right. A number of famous paintings have been used in a new series of posters designed to promote the latest addition to the McDonald's menu, the Big Mac Bacon.

Sticking out as one of the most bizarre examples of poster design we've ever seen, this series was made for McDonald's Sweden by advertising agency NORD DDB Stockholm, PR agency Prime, and media agency OMD.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.