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March 3, 2011 11:34 AM   Subscribe

Dan Tague is an artist who takes pictures of dollar bills after folding them to spell out political messages and social commentary. Additional galleries linked on the left of his page. Some of his work is in NYC this week as part of the VOLTA Art Fair.
posted by yiftach (11 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
I told you guys the Illuminati were encoding subliminal messages in our money, but you didn't believe me!
posted by Faint of Butt at 11:39 AM on March 3, 2011


Who knew my failed dollar origami was art?
posted by msbutah at 11:45 AM on March 3, 2011


I have a big client on the phone here guys, so real quick: Is there a way to spell out "Ovaltine" in this format?
posted by circular at 11:46 AM on March 3, 2011


I just folded one to say "this note is legal tender for all debts, public and private", beat THAT sucker!
posted by tomswift at 11:48 AM on March 3, 2011


Oh cool it's like you gave a conspiracy nut an espresso and a puppy.
posted by The Whelk at 11:49 AM on March 3, 2011 [1 favorite]


Oh man, that's real? I thought it was just Achewood conspirogami.
posted by Paragon at 11:49 AM on March 3, 2011 [1 favorite]


Is there a way to spell out "Ovaltine" in this format?

Why not just call it "Roundtine?"
posted by cmoj at 1:25 PM on March 3, 2011


Big Dan Teague? Used to sell Bibles in the south? One eye? Once killed a horny toad?
posted by Astro Zombie at 1:44 PM on March 3, 2011 [1 favorite]


the alighty ollar? hahah
posted by littlesq at 2:08 PM on March 3, 2011 [2 favorites]


I like these by tattoo artist Scott Campbell.
posted by chavenet at 2:35 PM on March 3, 2011


This got a nice chuckle out of me. I wonder if he came up with the idea by crumpling up a dollar, only later to see that his crumpling spelled out a word.
posted by XhaustedProphet at 10:40 PM on March 3, 2011


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