The Art of Destroying…
The Art of Destroying Money.
For the past few decades, the American artist Mark Wagner has been snipping up US dollars to make intricate collages that comment on Capitalism.
“Taking an object of public value and turning into an image of personal value seemed like a pretty OK thing to do,” Wagner says on his website, explaining that portraits were the first images he made. “People are so familiar with [the dollar bill], they have it in their hands on a daily basis,” the artist told CBS in 2014, and aside from George’s cameo, “no one is really aware of what it looks like.” Info via Messynessychic.com