New $10 Bill
Madden is not a starving artist that is for certain.
I wonder if he is for hire? 🙂
Backstory: Masters of the mintIn a dying art, engravers handcraft money – including this week’s new $10 bill – to foil counterfeiters.By Chris Landers | Correspondent of The Christian Science MonitorWASHINGTON – Chris Madden’s job would drive most artists crazy. He works inches away from his canvas – a blank piece of steel – staring through an antique brass magnifier with his left eye, hand carving the lines and dots that form a meticulously detailed picture. Working this way, it takes months to complete a portrait. To make matters worse, his last major work sold for only $10.