Shredding $10K

… in the name of art. Artist Dustin Yellin and his collective, Bazaar Teens, were given $10,000 by an anonymous donor, meant to help fund their art show. Instead, they fed cash through a wood chipper—all of it—and transformed the scraps into eight paintings of shredded U.S. currency artfully arranged onto unassuming, if unappetizing, brown backgrounds.

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The group plans to sell each illicit and sensational painting in the series, known as The Riches of God’s Love unto the Vessels of Mercy, for $10,000, and put the proceeds towards the creation of grants for high school seniors interested in pursuing art.

I hope it works. Read Katherine Tarpinian’s article on The Creator’s Project>

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