Joseph Safina



Joseph Safina b. 1967

New York, 2024
Resin and mixed media with decommissioned 1911 gun
10 x 10 x 3 in
$5,500
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"The Evolution of Money" is a mesmerizing fusion of art and history, encapsulating the intricate journey of currency through time. Crafted in acrylic, adorned with antique stock certificates, tangible money, gleaming cryptocurrency, and precious metals like gold and silver, each element tells a story all its own. Amidst this tableau of wealth, a Colt 1911 emerges in graffiti, symbolizing the volatile power struggles often fueled by the quest for riches. This poignant masterpiece delves into the profound connection between money and conflict, shedding light on the unsettling reality that many wars have been waged in pursuit of monetary gain. Its presence serves as a beacon of hope, inviting reflection on the significance of wealth and its impact on humanity's collective journey.



Joseph Safina

A successful stockbroker, music producer and author, Joseph Safina approaches his life and art with passion. After tackling Wall Street and the music industry where he owned five record labels, Safina began racing cars and competed in the 12 hours of Sebring, Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series and the 24 hours of Dubai. He authored 2 books, Driven: From Racing Tracks to Wall Street: One Man's Journey of Triumph, Loss, and Redemption and Amici del Lago and has now turned his creative drive to making unique works of art.

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