An Art Collective Turned Three Americans’ Medical Bills Into Paintings and Then Sold Them to Erase $73,000 Worth of Debt

MSCHF, 3 Medical Bills (2020), detail. Courtesy of MSCHF. An art collective made paintings from the medical bills of several Americans—and then sold them off to erase their combined $73,360 worth of debt.

MSCHF , the Brooklyn-based group of artists and designers who previously cut up a Damien Hirst print and sold off the pieces , painstakingly recreated three peoples’ medical invoices as large scale paintings, down to every line item, such as $4940.25 for a CT scan, $116 for urinalysis.

Each artworks was then sold at a price equal to the amount of each individual’s debt. The profits went […]


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