Paul Ramírez Jonas
Artist in the Public Realm

Give and Take, Ledgers, 2018



   MATERIALS: Paper, graphite, colored pencil ink, wooden tokens, paper clips, gold, coins, buttons, fingerprints, and copper.

    With titles such as Face Value, record keeping, Equivalences, Accounting, account book, take my word, and register this seres of drawings attempted to chart abstract and sometimes intuitive systems that keep track of time, value and exchange. The organization of format of the drawings is loosely based on accounting ledgers.