If you are, the Chelsea Museum in New York is holding a reception today (Jul. 1) for artist Y. Nagasaki, whose pieces consist of doodles drawn by celebrities on American dollar bills.
Among the Yankee doodled dollars on display include scribbles by Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, Paris and Nicky Hilton, Martha Stewart and Willie Nelson.
New York art connoisseur Baird Jones, who helped bring Nagasakis works to the museum, says Nagasaki who speaks very little English is often turned down by the celebs who think hes nothing more than an autograph seeker.
Jones says Nagasaki is like a mad Japanese man. Hes very short, very blind and wears thick glasses.
But Jones says he wouldnt be surprised if some of the dollar bill doodles done by well-known stars sold for $10,000.
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