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CURRENCY COLLAGES BY RODRIGO TORRES

by Ariadna Zierold

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Brazilian artist Rodrigo Torres creates intricate collages by combining bank notes collected from around the world. Torres’ delicate creations make full use of the rich colors that adorn different countries’ currency.

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To the artist, the mixing of currency from different countries as simple as mixing color palettes and textures, but the resulting art works can be read as a commentary on the mixing of cultures and economies, each united by the power of money.

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