Money-made Portraits by Evan Wondolowski

American artist Evan Wondolowski creates these impressive portraits of celebrities and politicians using thousands of paper strips from shredded U.S. Federal Reserve Notes.

"I’ve been obsessed with money for as long as I can remember. It’s the foundation of society and affects everything within it. Although people have become divided by politics, religions, and languages, we are all united by our collective dependence on money."

"My work transforms currency from a medium of exchange to a medium of expression. While the money used in these portraits is no longer valid as legal tender, its destruction has created an opportunity to create a new thing of value by simply reconstructing its parts."

Each portrait can take up to a month or more to finish.

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