Pacoima, California: Pancho Villa Mona Lisa

A large mural of the classic Mona Lisa portrait, accessorized with a sombrero, rifle, bayonet, and a bandolier of bullets.

Address:
13349 Van Nuys Blvd, Pacoima, CA
Directions:
On the north side of Van Nuys Blvd between Telfair and El Dorado Aves, on the outside wall of Mary's Crafts and Gifts. Mural faces east, so you have to be driving from east to west to see it.
Admission:
Free
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Revolutionary Mona Lisa.

Revolutionary Mona Lisa

While driving west (from San Fernando Road) on Van Nuys Blvd, enroute to see the mural, "The Day the Music Died," I saw another very interesting mural. It is a depiction of the Mona Lisa portrait, and she is wearing a sombrero, holding a sword, and has a rifle and a bandolier of bullets draped over her shoulders. The artwork is very well done, and credits for that contribution to the Pacoima's Art Revolution effort are posted on the mural.

[E.W. Burdorff, 04/03/2017]

On the opposite wall of the Mona Lisa building is a mural of Danny Trejo's face.


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