New Artwork: Big Money

You may have seen my Dissected Money Series of artworks, which have shown on Vyner Street twice and in other pop-up locations around East London. Last night’s private view of Games People Play saw the unveiling of a dissected dollar bill in a different format. Made from real dollars, the series is very intricate by nature, and I love that it forces the viewer to question what they are seeing and recognise parts of the dollar that they have never truly looked at before. I decided to take that one step further by blowing up a dissected dolar to 1 metre across. The intricate patterning and surface detail became a very different thing on this scale – still with an intricacy, but a larger and more striking view of it.

See what you think of the images below. Visitors were very excited to accept my challenge – find the hidden message in the artwork: I have used the letters in the dollar to pick out some new words…






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About Nicola Anthony

London and Singapore based artist, art writer, sculptor, lecturer. I create sculpture & drawing, write for art journals and magazines, create events & connect people. http://www.NicolaAnthony.co.uk I also co-ordinate the Edible Art Movement. http://www.edibleartmovement.com

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