Joey Colombo's "This is your GOD" Currency Collage

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 18, 2014
Joey Colombo is an Oakland, CA-based artist who recently started a currency collage series called "This is your GOD." Taking read bill from around the world, Colombo started cutting them up and collaging them together. His newest piece, which dropped on 9/11, is titled "Blood Money" and uses an Iraqi 10,000 Dinar as a base and pieces cut from US and Australian bills.

Money Is Material: Money Portraits by Mark Wagner

Juxtapoz // Friday, January 24, 2014
The Avant/Garde Diaries has done it again with a fantastic video that artistically documents the money portraits of Mark Wagner. The artist is masterful at arranging and re-arranging American dollars into elaborate portraits of politicians and famous works of art... this video does his work justice. 

Oil Painting on Pennies by Jacqueline Lou Skaggs

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Well, you don't see this everyday. Artist Jacqueline Lou Skaggs has taken discarded pennies (well, every penny gets discarded, doesn't it?) and painted the smallest of portraits, landscapes, and figurative paintings on the smallest of surfaces. Can't imagine you need a lot of oils for this.

United States Currency Collage Art by Chad Person

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 12, 2012
Chad Person has made a bit of a career causing controversy and ruffling a few feathers with his political artwork, and here he has completed a series of collages created by rearranging US currency into the shapes of war machines. That tank is quite a great composition.

Make Your Franklin

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Nothing shows how our culture works more than having people reinterpret the $100 bill. We say this because we now know that people only care about facepaint, Darth Vader, Heath Ledger movies, and Monopoly games.

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