Hobo Nickel Art

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Hobo nickel art refers to the medium of carving sculptures from small denomination coins. Art and culture blog This is Colossal recently stumbled upon Barcelona-based artist Paolo Curcio, whose coins show true mastery of the niche skill. See how he completely transforms the familiar faces of former presidents and other historical figures into multicolored skulls, E.T., Bozo the Clown and more. The detail in his work is remarkable, especially considering the tiny scale of his “canvas.”