Hedge-Fund Collectors Browse Colorful Currencies at Lugano Show

Bloomberg – Switzerland’s asset managers and private bankers haven’t drawn much mirth from investing this year, making the timing of the “Art of Money” show in Lugano ironic.

The exhibition by New York-based artist Jenna Lash features a dozen brightly colored images based on currencies, some so familiar they’re taken for granted, and others extinct. Works on display feature pensive soldiers from the Lithuanian litas, a haunting Mahatma Gandhi from an Indian rupee, and a red, white and blue George Washington imitating the U.S. dollar.

“To finish a year that will go down as the ‘annus horribilis’ for money with a collection like this has beautiful irony,” said Klaus Muhlhausser, a German artist whose studio in a former typography factory a few blocks off Lake Lugano hosts the show through Dec. 13. “I’m one of the few people in Lugano not in the financial business, and this seemed a fun way to participate.”

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