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From 1966 until 1985, Robert Deodaat Emile Oxenaar – or Ootje as he’s known – worked for the Nederlandsche Bank on a series of new banknotes. It was here that he designed what came to be his most famous project and, in terms of currency design, what many consider to be the most beautiful money in the world
The new issue of Creative Review contains a sticker specially designed for us by Peter Saville. The theme of the issue, guest edited by Mother, is selling out: part of that is a discussion of the degree to which those working in visual communications “prostitute” themselves.
Dave Cooper’s take on an otherwise fairly innocuous paint-by-numbers picture
The Corey Helford Gallery in Culver City, California has been showing a range of bastardised paint-by-numbers artworks for its latest exhibition, Charity by Numbers. Each painting has been completed in its requisite palette of mundane colours – there are nautical scenes here, depictions of riverside cabins, animals and forests there – and then a range of contemporary underground artists (including Boris Hoppek, Ian Stevenson and Dave Cooper, above) have added their own daubings onto the canvases.