Laura Gilbert, a Manhattan-based artist, has designed “The Zero Dollar” as a statement about what she calls “the current economic calamity.” According to the NY Times, Ms. Gilbert will be handing out signed and numbered originals Tuesday on Wall Street.  To reflect the current crisis in the financial markets, she has tried to lower the monetary value of the print itself to zero by creating a very large edition of 10,000.  Click on the image below to see the Zero Dollar bill up close.

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1 Comment

  • Chris
    Posted February 5, 2009, 2:50 pm 2:50 pm 0Likes

    This is ironic but how can the zero dollar bill be called the zero “dollar” bill when in fact dollar signifies by itself one? In fact you should essectially be calling this the zero bill.

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