Married couple Shao Yinong and Muchen are Chinese artist who produce work that reflects contemporary life and the cultural revolution in China. The couple’s latest project Spring and Autumn focuses on the pursuit of wealth with a series of twelve embroidered tapestries featuring obsolete banknotes from different countries and time periods. The work debuted at the Singapore Art Biennale 2011 which ends on 15 May. Notes included are:

100 German Mark note, 1908
1 Qing note, 1909-1911
100 Russian note, 1910
1 Chinese note, 1911
10 Chinese note, 1920
1 Chinese note, 1935
10,000 Chinese note, 1942
10 Chinese note, 1949
1 Chinese note, 1956
5 Vietnam Dong note, 1958
10 Chinese note, 1963
100 Chinese note, 1990
50 USSR note, 1991

10,000 Yen Chinese note from 1942

100 Russian note from 1910

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