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Lindsay Lohan Commissions Naked Street Art Portrait (aolmusicnewsblog)
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**by Lorena Muñoz-Alonso**
The Marilyn Monroe-inspired portrait of Lindsay Lohan, created by street artist Pegasus
Photo via: The Daily Mail
Lindsay Lohan commissioned a naked portrait of herself à la Marilyn Monroe to London street artist Pegasus, the Evening Standard reports.
The American actress, who is living in the British capital while she stars in the theatre production Speed-the-Plow, tapped the local street artist after seeing the portrait he had made of the petite pop-star Kylie Minogue.
Never one to believe in restraint or subtlety, Lohan commissioned the artist to paint her in the style of a 1949 naked portrait of Monroe, which became an iconic Playboy centerfold.
This is not the first time that Lohan has posed in the guise of the Hollywood legend. In 2008, New York magazine published a series of photos of Lohan taken by the photographer Bert Stern, in which they recreated Monroe's iconic “The Last Sitting" series, originally taken by Stern in 1962. And, in 2011, Lohan posed for Playboy imitating the Monroe portrait that Pegasus has now turned into a painting.
The Hollywood star clearly loves the result, and has hung the painting in …
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