Sewn U.S. currency, 2002
"Mao" is one of a series of 20th century masterpieces that Beldner recreated using U.S currency. Although Beldner has not been sued, he has been threatened by artists' estates for appropriating their work, most notably, Pablo Picasso's. This particular piece is based on Andy Warhol's silkscreen. http://raybeldner.com
Image courtesy of the artist and Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA.