Tag Archives: masterpiece

June 23

What is of Value and Why?

Mark Wagner is a collage artist. He had no idea what to expect when he first cut up a dollar bill 24 years ago. But he couldn’t stop making things out of money. His collages are assembled entirely from one-dollar bills—and can fetch tens of thousands of dollars. Above is his tribute to the Statue […]

February 12

What is Your Worth?

Did you know the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre in 1911? Before it was taken, it was not widely known outside the art world. Historian, James Zug, said it wasn’t “even the most famous painting in the gallery, let alone in the Louvre.” Yet, during the two years it was gone, more people […]

May 26

What are you worth?

Say that I am standing in front of a group of people and I pull a $20 bill out my purse and say, “I’ve got a $20 bill here and it’s yours if you want it. Who wants it?” I imagine many people would raise their hands. I tear up the $20 bill and ask, “Who […]