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J.S.G. Boggs: Dollar is All Act of Faith

Posted by admin on Saturday, January 28, 2017

J.S.G. Boggs Money Quote saying we put great faith in our currency, but few understand that it only works because of the value we assign it and our trust that others have similar beliefs. J.S.G. Boggs said:
 
It's all an act of faith, nobody knows hat a dollar is, what teh word means, what holds the thing up, what it stands for Quote
 

“It’s all an act of faith, nobody knows what a dollar is, what the word means, what holds the thing up, what it stands in for” — J.S.G. Boggs

 
and he continues “And that’s what my work is about” as an artist who explores the meaning of money in his work. Boggs died in 2016 with far less recognition than he deserved. Visit the related quotes from Boggs shown below for more on a great artist.
 
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J.S.G. Boggs: All Money is Art

Posted by admin on Saturday, January 28, 2017

J.S.G. Boggs saying several forms of art are present on currency, including multiple types of representational as well as decorative design. J.S.G. Boggs said:

All money is art, If you look at a dollar, it’s portraiture, it’s landscape art, it’s abstract designs
— J.S.G. Boggs

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

J.S.G. Boggs: What is Money Really?

Posted by admin on Monday, June 8, 2015

J.S.G. Boggs Money Quotation saying he would like those who view his art work to look beyond basic assumptions and ask what is cash? J.S.G. Boggs said:

Most people make this mistake that my work is predominantly about money. And it’s really not… I want them to ask, ‘What is money, really?’
— J.S.G. Boggs

JSG Boggs: Value in Communication of Ideas

Posted by admin on Saturday, May 9, 2015

The image of money is a powerful, expressive symbol, of significant value” in the communication of ideas. Id. “It is, to state the obvious, a particularly effective symbol for the communication of ideas about money itself.” Id. It is clear that plaintiff uses his illustrations of money to illustrate and question “the meaning and uses of art and money in everyday life.” Boggs’ Aff. 7. Boggs’ use of illustrations of money are “intimately related to the expression and communication of [his] ideas.” Time, Inc. v. Regan, 539 F. Supp. at 1383. The publication or printing of illustrations of United States currency is protected speech under the First Amendment of the Constitution. Therefore, Mr. Boggs has a First Amendment right to create illustrations of United States currency absent constitutionally permissible overriding considerations.
Boggs v. Bowron, U.S. District Court, Washington D.C. Decided November 6, 1998 No. 97-5313

The image of money is a powerful, expressive symbol, of significant value in the communication of ideas. It is, to state the obvious, a particularly effective symbol for the communication of ideas about money itself
— Boggs v. Bowron, U.S. District Court

JSG Boggs: Abstractions – Something or Not

Posted by admin on Friday, May 8, 2015

JSG Boggs Money Quotation saying Boggs Bills are an abstraction asking questions about ‘real’ money, another abstraction. JSG Boggs said:

When you are dealing with an abstraction, the borderline between something and nothing is very subtle

— JSG Boggs

Boggs Bill

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