yes, it’s legal. pretty much. Make your Franklin is a community art project. Make your Franklin is international, bearer of a cultural reflexion. With this mind, Make your Franklin suggest each of you to re-create a symbol of modern society : the 100$ banknote. The bare-bones Make Your Franklin website is based in Paris. It […]
Posted in general on May 21st, 2009 Comments Off on Ten Thousand Cents (Revisited)
“Ten Thousand Cents” which has also been around the web quite a bit. For Ten Thousand Cents, 10,000 people were paid one cent to draw 1/10,000th of an image of a $100 bill. This digital artwork creates a representation of a $100 bill. Using a custom drawing tool, thousands of individuals working in isolation from […]
Posted in Uncategorized on Dec 14th, 2007 Comments Off on Finders Keepers!?
A contractor who helped discover bundles of Depression-era U.S. currency totaling $182,000 hidden behind bathroom walls said the homeowner should turn the money over to him or at least share it. Most of the currency, issued in 1927 and 1929, is in good condition. Bob Kitts said his feud with the owner of the 83-year […]
Posted in Uncategorized on Sep 10th, 2007 Comments Off on Ben Franklin, 2007
In a follow-up to a previous article on mosaic imagery and numismatic art we found an artist that works on large scale prints that are composed of smaller images of a like theme. Artist Chris Jordan has put together three 8.5 feet wide by 10.5 feet tall horizontal panels that depicts 125,000 one-hundred dollar bills […]