This photograph belongs to the series, 'Absolute Powers / ex nihilo.' These photographs dive deeper into the taboo and controversial topic of money by showcasing an array of intriguing real-world historic and contemporary objects (some worthless, others immensely valuable), while examining how societies perceive, express, and destroy value. Built in the 19th century by a famous financier-philanthropist, this research library opened its doors to everyone in the city of Baltimore. Its stunning architecture houses a 300,000 volume collection spanning a vast array of subjects and disciplines. As a photograph in Phase II of this series, it represents the value knowledge and books offer as intangible 'social currency.
Absolute Power series
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