Salvador Dalí Gets His Face on a Banknote

Photo: Rio $urreal on Facebook
Photo: Rio $urreal on Facebook

Well, kind of. Artists have led a protest against Brazil’s recent crippling inflation by Photoshopping Dalí‘s face onto notes of the local currency, calling it the $urreal. The protest started out online last month with pictures of the notes posted across social media. It has been gaining increasing traction. A Facebook group founded by the protesters now has over 200,000 likes. Members post pictures of receipts, showing what they deem to be inflated prices, and can also print a 100 $urreal note. As pictured above, the fake currency has been quite a hit during the recent Carnival festivities across the country.

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