Yes, that’s true. It’s called Currency by Denis Beaubois, sold in 2011, and, the kicker? The $20000 worth of $100 bank notes was completely funded by the Australia Council. Yes, that’s right, the Australian Government’s arts funding body. 

Two questions . One that’s useless because it only has two answers (“yes” or “no”): “Is this a waste of taxpayer’s money?”.

The other’s much better because it has too many answers. I put it to you: “Is this art?”.

Read more: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/visual-arts/cash-artwork-sells-for-21350/story-fn9d3avm-1226126777761.

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