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16 Feb, 2017 21:11

‘Lie-Lie Land’: Trump, Theresa trolled in viral UK street art (PHOTO)

‘Lie-Lie Land’: Trump, Theresa trolled in viral UK street art (PHOTO)

A London-based artist has reimagined US President Donald Trump in a pair of jazzy spats dancing with UK prime minister Theresa May as part of a politically charged graffiti parody branded: ‘Lie Lie Land’.

The graffiti stencil appeared this week in Islington, London, and has been claimed by street artist Bambi.

It plays on a promotional poster for the award-winning Hollywood musical La La Land, in which a jazz pianist (Ryan Gosling) falls for an up-and-coming actor played by Emma Stone.

The film claimed six awards at this year’s Golden Globes. In Bambi’s streetside version, US President Donald Trump, sporting a trimmer figure, slides into the Gosling role by taking Theresa May by the hand and leading her on a merry dance.

Earlier this year, Trump raised eyebrows at a meeting with the British PM in Washington when he held her hand at a press appearance. 

Bambi, who has produced political commentary pieces before, published an image of the Lie Lie Land work on Facebook, captioning it: “Theresa & Trump in full swing”.

In January, the artist used the image of Lady Liberty to spread a message in Camden, London, to ‘Make America Sane Again’. That project depicted the Statue of Liberty with a skull for a face and carrying a torch pumping out black smoke.