November–December 2019

Volume 9, Number 4

Money

This issue—the last issue—of Art in Print is about money: money as a facilitator, a collectible and a designated driver of social and political values. Having no inherent material value, paper currency depends on allusion—connecting what it represents pictorially (heroic raptors, dead statesmen, ponderous monuments) to what it represents notionally (the power of the state, the ability to buy a cup of coffee). Artists, unsurprisingly, have made the most of it.

In This Issue: