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J.S.G. Boggs: Art & Medium of Exchange

Posted by admin on Tuesday, June 9, 2015

J.S.G. Boggs Money Quotation saying currency is art, as well as a representation of value which is universally accepted as a medium of exchange. J.S.G. Boggs said:

One of the reasons money fascinates me as an image is that money is so many different things all at the same time. It’s a work of art, it’s a medium of exchange, it’s a representation. In short, it’s a representational work of art that represents many different things
— J.S.G. Boggs

Jules Renard: Earning Nothing as Writer

Posted by admin on Monday, September 29, 2014

Jules Renard Money Quotation saying that working as a writer means you are not expected to have any earnings. Jules Renard said:

Writing is the only profession where no one considers you ridiculous if you earn no money

— Jules Renard

O. Henry: Shadows of Words in Hunger

Posted by admin on Friday, September 26, 2014

O. Henry Money Quotation saying the finer things in life cannot be appreciated by those without basic necessities and food. O. Henry said:

Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man’s starving
— O. Henry

Gregg Allman on Playing for Rent

Posted by admin on Sunday, June 22, 2014

Gregg Allman Money Quotation saying Successful musicians struggle to pay the rent early in their careers. Gregg Allman said:

I didn’t think we would ever make enough money to pay rent by playing music

— Gregg Allman

Collage Artist Mark Wagner on Money as Art

Posted by admin on Saturday, May 17, 2014

Below are comments made by Paper Collage Artist Mark Wagner about his money collage art, work that makes us look more closely at currency. The video directly below has none of the quotes, but features Wagner talking to CBS Sunday Morning about his art. The quotes come from the second video on the page below from Avant Garde Diaries, titled “Money is Material”:

“The taboo around destroying a dollar bill makes people pay more attention to what … I’m doing than if I was using any other piece of paper”

“The object in question is essentially just a piece of paper. Money and currency don’t actually exist in the real world, they’re just something that we’ve made up”

“Sometimes I stop thinking of it as a dollar bill, I just think about it as materials. I have to remind myself sometimes that it’s worth money”

“It’s basically the most popular piece of paper on the planet”

“The dollar bill is ostensibly the most successful publication ever printed” – Mark Wagner

Havelock Ellis on Value of Thinking

Posted by admin on Thursday, April 24, 2014

Havelock Ellis Money Quotation saying the value of thinking has a range from symbolic to inspirational. Havelock Ellis said:

Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry — Havelock Ellis

Voltaire on Taking Governments

Posted by admin on Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Voltaire Money Quotation saying taxing one group provides for another group and government designs ways to extract maximum amounts. Voltaire said:

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another
— Voltaire

Mark Wagner on Destroying Dollar Bills

Posted by admin on Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Mark Wagner Money Quotation saying the value of his paper collage art is altered by the currency paper used to create it. Mark Wagner said:

The taboo around destroying a dollar bill makes people pay more attention to what … I’m doing than if I was using any other piece of paper — Mark Wagner

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