Huge bills

Huge bills

Categories: Exhibition

American artist Paul Russo uses thermal infusion on plexiglass, thus creating hyperrealistic, huge sculptures in the form of crumpled money. These banknotes of the USA, as well as other countries, reach a size of 1.2 × 1.5 m, and they can be hung on the wall as a new kind of paintings.

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1. In addition to banknotes, Rousseau also makes other sculptures, for example, crumpled candy wrappers and pages from magazines. Naturally, they are all huge in size.

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2. Despite their crumpled shape, this is not the main aspect of the sculpture. The main idea is to make money bigger than a person.

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3. He started as an art director and freelance illustrator for companies such as Revlon, Clairol, Condé Nast and Bloomingdale's.

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4. He was also commissioned for the Time Warner Cable Arena project in North Carolina as part of the interior design for Robert De Niro's house.

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5. His works have been exhibited in galleries in Atlanta, Charlotte, Los Angeles, New Orleans and Miami.

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Keywords: Banknotes | Money | Paintings | Sculptures | Artist

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