The boarded-up exterior of a former store on Argyle Street now features interpretations by
Smug (Sam Bates) of famous paintings. Van Gogh’s Starry Night, Munch’s The Scream,
Dali’s melting clocks and Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon are all on display.
His depiction of Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa has already been dubbed “The Mona Lassie” by Glaswegians. It features a woman holding a can of Irn-Bru in front of a background of the Clyde Auditorium and Titan Crane.
Argyle Street is a major thoroughfare and is the longest street in the city centre, running for 2.1 miles (3.4 km) out to the west. With nearby Buchanan Street and Sauchiehall Street, Argyle Street forms the main shopping artery of the city centre, also known as the Style Mile.