above: Venus Dreams, 196313 pennies are used as miniature canvases for oil paintings titled "Tondi Observations" by Indiana artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs.above: The Plastic Magician, 1984In the artist's own words:"This…
At the moment, tattoo artist Scott Campbell’s cut currency seems to be the most blogged about and cited artwork when it comes to cut up money. And artist Hanna von Goeler paints upon United States currency. But it’s the work of artist Mark Wagner that I find the most impressive. Using only $1 bills, Mark creates extraordinary ‘currency collages’.
above: the 100$ bill redesigned by Sean Fermoyle
Make Your Franklin is an online community art project devised by French designers Vincent Desdoigts, Martin Joubert and Etienne Lecorre, that allows anyone to design their own version of the United States 100$ bill. They are asking for you to recreate the money with a symbol of modern society. (more…)
A trained sculptor and licensed welder, 49 year old Vermont-based artist Johnny Swing, an alumnus of Skidmore College and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture uses found materials and objects to repurpose into art, furniture and more. (more…)
The last time I featured someone who defaced money in the name of art, Hanna Von Goeler, the post received numerous controversial comments. Well, get ready to start typing again,…