10 artists who create money

Bills and coins can be not only money, but also artistic value. Some artists create from their sculptures, paintings, furniture and other art objects. Often in the course are copies of notes or devalued currency, but some masters do not skimp and converted into art objects bills worth $ 100 000. Before you ten diverse artists who create money

Paintings from the Soviet rubles

10 artists who create money

The artist from Moscow Anatoly Orlov calls itself "the first bills of the planet," and his style - "kupyurizmom". He was one of the first in Russia to assemble collages of money. His first experiences occurred in the 1991-1992's. When the Soviet Union disintegrated currency no matter what no longer old enough. From scraps of Soviet rubles Orlov created landscapes with swaying tulips and blue-gray cliffs, portrait of John Lennon, a pair of swans and more.

That money part of the work of the Moscow artist exhibited in Krasnodar. Part of his paintings in various (not just money) styles included in the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery and the National Center of Culture and Art named after Georges Pompidou in Paris.

Furniture made of coins

10 artists who create money

Johnny Swing from Brooklyn Samoironichnye calls himself "junk rat." The artist collects the works of glass jars, pieces of cars - all in the best traditions of modern art. He is constantly in search of new forms, at some point the circle of love gave him the idea to use a coin. Touchstone became a sparkling gold sofa All the King's Man. Coins are connected by metal webs priplavlennyh to each other. The second thing is in "financial Furniture" - The Nickel Couch (pictured) - is made up of 7,000 coins.

$ 100,000 on the museum wall

10 artists who create money

The German artist Hans-Peter Feldmann originally ordered Prize Hugo Boss Prize, which he was awarded in 2010. This award gave him the opportunity to hold a solo exhibition at the Museum of the Solomon Guggenheim Museum in New York in 2011 and get a $ 100,000 bonus. Artist killed two birds with one stone: the use of money and found the idea for the exhibition. He papered walls and pillars of dollars in a designated room. "I am already 70 years old, and the first job I started to do in 1950.

Then in the art he had no money. For me $ 100 thousand - it is something incredible. I wanted to show that this is the amount of money, "- he said in an interview with New York Times.

Origami from dollars

10 artists who create money

The Japanese Won Park - a master of origami, which since 2002 has ceased to work with ordinary paper. Its carp, cameras, tanks, butterflies, crabs, toilets before meeting with master's hands were just banknotes. In turn go and dollars and euros. European banknotes logically grows Eiffel Tower. The Japanese even wrote about his unique method book Dollar Origami: 10 Origami Projects Including the Amazing Koi Fish. The author does not hide its methods - in this video he described how to make a dollar out of the tank.

Rings of dollars

10 artists who create money

Sophie Kemp collecting banknotes from around the world, while in her collection - 12 currencies. She works in the art of origami, but not sprayed on the creation of crabs and toilets as its Japanese counterpart. Niche Kemp - rings. Sometimes the stone takes place in the frame of the face of George Washington, and sometimes - the British Queen half turned.

Pop art of Iggy Pop

10 artists who create money

The artist James Charles has created a series of money in the pop art style. As part of the Pop Culture Cash he paints images of monarchs and presidents in bright colors or glue on banknotes known characters, such as Iggy Pop.

Volumetric collages of money

10 artists who create money

32-year-old Brazilian Rodrigo Torres creates volumetric collages, imposing on each other banknotes of different countries. The artist from Rio de Janeiro blade cuts the different elements of the paper money, sometimes adding their own elements. For example, in the Cuban banknote, he pasted a picture of Mickey Mouse with a cake and a signature "One Disney Dollar". In one work, the artist mixes elements of different banknotes, and consequently - different cultures and economic models. In June 2012, the work of the artist exhibited at the fair Art Basel in Switzerland.

Portraits of money

10 artists who create money

38-year-old American writer and artist Mark Wagner creates collages of banknotes, especially he loves portraits, which on its website dedicated to the entire section. Here and Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, and the Mona Lisa. On the eve of US presidential elections, Wagner has created an art object with "dollar" portraits of competitors - Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. Before them he placed the urn and the curtain - in the voting booth. In addition to portraits among his works there are objects such as a mop with a brush of dollars or wooden figures of George Washington.

His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, at the Brooklyn Museum, the Metropolitan Museum and others. Wagner explains his philosophy: "The dollar bill - the most common in the United States a fragment of paper. Due to a collage, I'm trying to answer the question: how to give it a new meaning to "?

Skull of dollars packs

10 artists who create money

The tattoo artist Scott Campbell makes dollars packs a 3D-sculpture. He carved on them the image with a laser. In the background is the style of the artist reads: skull, roses, weapons - typical symbols for tattoos. In some works of Scott led laser phrases, such as "Thank you, Jesus." His most famous work - the skull in three boxes - made of real dollars. Works tattoo received local recognition - it was exhibited in Los Angeles.

The Belarusian thinker

10 artists who create money

Belarusian Igor Arinich looking at flea markets Soviet rubles and glues are collages. He admitted in an interview that copied the idea from American artist in 1996, when I worked in another area. Now he says he earns on his hobby. Most of the customers of the artist - from Russia. Among them, he calls Sergei Polonsky. "The plot of" The Thinker ", which I did for the Russian businessman Sergei Polonsky, I ordered. By the way, in the work on this film, I used gold leaf ", - he said.