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  1. Final Project An Investigation of the Spectrum of Money and Art

  2. What is money? • Money is a medium of exchange. • “Classically it is said that money acts as a unit of account, a store of value, and a medium of exchange. • Most authors find that the first two are nonessential properties that follow from the third.”

  3. Characteristics of money

  4. What is art? • In the report, art is narrowly defined as visual arts. • “Visual arts are art forms which make works which are mainly visual in nature, for instance, ceramics, painting, sculpture, design and frequently modern visual arts and architecture.” • “the main purpose of art is the expression of boundless ideas and concepts.”

  5. Functions of art

  6. Spectrum of money and art Money-related art Invaluable art Regular money Counterfeit money Ancient money Pure money Pure art Special edition money Art made of money Art imitating money Valuable art

  7. Regular money • has all the features of money • not pure money because the design of the money makes it contain some characteristics of art HSBC 100 HKD note (?)

  8. Art made of money • we can still use it for daily transaction as long as the money is complete without any missing part but we may need to return it to the original status • people may appreciate the way that the maker modify the money LimCorp.net Magician shape fold (2008)

  9. Money-related art • It is more likely to be art • Money is just a theme or an element in the artwork mrmo2 Jacques-Louis David's "Death of Marat" with a Kazakhstani bill (?)

  10. Valuable art • It is similar to any other normal artwork • But it can be sold for more than a million dollar • So it is not pure art because it can be a store of value as a function of money Jeff Koons Hanging Heart (2007)