The color of money

A new art exhibit called “Money” at Tomato House is showcasing a variety of works by twelve local and international artists featuring their interpretations of currency — such as buttons instead of coins, illustrated bills worth only as much as they’re beautiful, and coded money that visitors can scan with their smart phones.

 Counting dough: Rebecca Bird and Matthew Thurber’s Tomato House art gallery is presenting artists’ renditions of money as fictional, or hypoethetical bills. Photo © Stefano Giovannini.

Counting dough: Rebecca Bird and Matthew Thurber’s Tomato House art gallery is presenting artists’ renditions of money as fictional, or hypothetical bills. Photo © Stefano Giovannini.

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