Worth and Debt = Birth and Death

I mis-heard the right and heard the left when talking with a close mentor about finance. When you suffer from aphasia this is your life, or maybe it’s a natural metaphor. Perception and context matter.

Update: A Crispy 100 Dollar Bill

Payment For A Crispy 100 Dollar Bill By Pete Ippel

Payment For A Crispy 100 Dollar Bill By Pete Ippel

For Justin Hoover’s project Radical Practices: The Seduction of Duchamp, Pete Ippel auctioned off a crispy 100 dollar bill with opening bids starting at $5.00. Ippel’s project brings into question context, gift, value, and the art market. The unaltered bill sold for $115.00, the proceeds were split between Justin Hoover (auctioneer) and Pete Ippel (artist). Video documentation to follow.

A Crispy 100 Dollar Bill

A Crispy 100 Dollar Bill by Pete Ippel

A Crispy 100 Dollar Bill by Pete Ippel

For Justin Hoover’s project Radical Practices: The Seduction of Duchamp, Pete Ippel auctioned off a crispy 100 dollar bill with opening bids starting at $5.00. Ippel’s project brings into question context, gift, value, and the art market. The unaltered bill sold for $115.00. Video documentation to follow.