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Artist James Charles redesigned the US money by adding contemporary pop-culture icons. In this series called American Iconomics the classic green bills are modified or changed completely with the faces of Yoda, Einstein, or Mr. T.

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I understand the historical reasons why old presidents are portrayed in the US bills. But the fact that George W. Bush has more chances to be in one of them than Warhol or Jimmy Hendrix is something I don't get—considering the impact they had in the society at large.

Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
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Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
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Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
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Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
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Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
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Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
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Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
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Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
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Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
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Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
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Illustration for article titled I wish these were real dollar bills because they are brilliant
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