The Same Only Different (Diptych)




Diana Shpungin, The Same Only Different (Diptych), 2022
hand-applied graphite pencil on paper, with concrete, american pennies, nickels, and dimes
13 x 22 x 20 inches

Two paper bags are hand coated in graphite pencil and filled with concrete and American coins, whereas the coins are impossible to remove permanently suspending them and retendering them unusable, stripping them of value.

photography: Etienne Frossard