… 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.
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>