Two Ukrainian artists, Daria Marchenko and Daniel Green created an enormous 7-foot tall portrait of the USA’s president Donald Trump. The portrait is titled as ‘Face of Money’ and is a special one as it is made of coins and poker chips. The portrait was finished a month ago and is made of around 4000 one cent and five cent pieces. And the poker chips were used for clothes.”We wanted to show that against the backdrop of global problems and challenges that are now posed to humanity, when Trump talks about money, the problem of money seems petty,” Daniel Green told CNN. The poker chips were used to denote Trump’s past as Casio mogul.
The artists earlier made headlines for creating a portrait of Vladimir Putin which the titled as Face of War. The portrait was made of bullet shells used in the conflict in Ukraine. The duo received many threats over Putin’s portrait and the same forced them to leave their home nation in November 2016. The Putin portrait recently got displayed in New York as part of a show called “The Five Elements of War.”
The artists are planning to show both the works in Las Vegas, Los Angeles or San Francisco in May. Reportedly their next project is a portrait of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. For the portrait, the artists may use chocolate wrappers as he made his fortune in the chocolate company. When asked if they would like to sell their artwork to Trump to which Marchenko told CNN: “If he would be so brave to look at himself from different angles … that would be progress.” What are your views on the same? Let us know in the comments below.