One Blood Dollar
  • multiple
  • offset-printed
  • loose leaves
  • black-and-white
  • 7 x 16 cm.
  • [1] pp.
  • edition size unknown
  • unsigned and unnumbered

One Blood Dollar

Art Workers' Coalition

One Blood Dollar


Multiple produced c. 1970 by the Art Workers' Coalition (AWC) in the form of a single sided one dollar bill titled "ONE BLOOD DOLLAR” featuring an illustration of Rockefeller in place of George Washington with text above it reading "KEEP CULTURE CLEAN." Additional text on the bill reads “NOT VALID FOR BLACK, PUERTO RICAN, OR FEMALE ARTISTS;” “ALL POWER TO THE MUSEUMS!;” "PAY TO THE ARTIST ONLY AS LONG AS HE BEHAVES HIMSELF;" "PAY TO THE ARTIST ONLY AS LONG AS HE SHOWS THE RIGHT ATTITUDE;" and is "signed" by Henry Geldzahler (curator at the Metropolitan Museum) and William S. Paley (chief of CBS and a MoMA trustee).

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