money in art

53. The Millenium Medal, by Marian Fountain

I came across “The Millenium Medal” by Marian Fountain last week. I’ve known her name and some of her work for a long time, but had never seen this medal before. Intrigued by the way it references East Asian coins, I asked if she’d tell us more about it. I’m very grateful to Marian for writing this post, and for sharing these images with us, and also to Dr Alexander Chang for agreeing to share his response to the medal. (more…)


29. Paintings of money by Dong Yuan and Lam Tung-pang

Over the summer there was an exhibition of paintings “Transitions: Dong Yuan, Lam Tung-pang and Lao Tongli” (转变:董媛,林东鹏, 劳同丽)at Chambers Fine Art (前波画廊) in New York (22 June – 2 Sept 2017). (more…)