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Man uses over 24,000 pennies to create ArtPrize entry

Posted: 8:35 AM, Sep 29, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-29 08:35:31-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Hundreds of artists taking part in ArtPrize have their eye on the grand prizes, but one entry is actually made of money.

A. Lincoln is displayed in the Amway Grand Plaza. It is a portrait of Abraham Lincoln made with 24,500 pennies.

The artist is Richard Schlatter.