Fast food that inspires artists to play with their food

Remember Guildhall student Antoine Catala’s attempt at bringing art to the burger joint masses (Diary, DW 18 July)?

He talked leading artists into donating pieces for an exhibition at Burger King.

Well, it seems artist David Meldrum is one step ahead. He has sent us examples of his limited edition work, gracing a McDonalds interior near you, which pastiches famous artists’ styles (Cubist breakfast shown).

Lurking among Van Gogh’s café scenes, Miro’s abstract figures and Lichtenstein’s comic strips are – you’ve guessed it – Big Macs, milkshakes and fries. Enough to put you right off your art.

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