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Re: Now for something completely different

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Post by philip964 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:47 am

Maybe the $110 million dollar painting is sofa sized while the 31 million one is much smaller.

And I feel you are not giving your granddaughter's refrigerator picture enough credit.

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Post by The Annoyed Man » Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:53 am

n5wmk wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:09 pm
"Looks like a Basquait?" Looks like stuff I've seen on the side of box cars going down the train track. But maybe that's because I'm just a bourgeois deplorable. Or is it a deplorable bourgeois?
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It’s “deplorable bourgeois”. :mrgreen:

And you beat me to it, except I was going to say that I’ve seen that same art on freeway overpasses and warehouses in Los Angeles. I think that the statement “from far off, that looks like a Basquiat“ could be applied to almost anything that mars the general appearance of things. “That Great Dane of yours left something on my front lawn that, from far off, looks like a Basquiat. Would you kindly pick up and hang it on your own wall?”

All jokes aside, the daughter may actually have a case. Her father may well have scared off bidders with his legal claims to the right to sell the paining, which after the fact, the court ruled was a frivolous claim. If the last Basquiat sold for $110 million, it is a reasonable assumption that this one might well have commanded a price in that vicinity too. We’ll know for sure if the buyer ever gets around to selling his $31 million painting.

The flip side to her claim - at least as I see it - is that she could have simply pulled the painting from sale until AFTER the ownership issues had been settled by the courts. She would then have been in the position to include a legal document as part of the painting’s providence, making her ownership ironclad, and her right to sell it beyond dispute. That might have actually helped get the price north of that $100 million threshold.
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Re: Now for something completely different

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Post by philip964 » Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:05 pm

https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wi ... s-57790897

A modern painting is in the news by artist David Hockney.

This guy is still alive and painting may sell for as much as $80 million.

To me the painting shows some one like Hillary Clinton looking into a swimming pool. It’s actually a gay guy, though.

This artist paints sort of realistic, which is a surprise, but apparently paints lots of swimming pools.

So now you can recognize two modern artists.

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Post by C-dub » Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:09 pm

philip964 wrote:
Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:05 pm
https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wi ... s-57790897

A modern painting is in the news by artist David Hockney.

This guy is still alive and painting may sell for as much as $80 million.

To me the painting shows some one like Hillary Clinton looking into a swimming pool. It’s actually a gay guy, though.

This artist paints sort of realistic, which is a surprise, but apparently paints lots of swimming pools.

So now you can recognize two modern artists.
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Re: Now for something completely different

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Post by philip964 » Wed May 15, 2019 9:40 pm

https://news.yahoo.com/jeff-koons-sells ... 33967.html

Crome sculpture of an inflatable rabbit, sells for 91 million.


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Post by philip964 » Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:07 am

https://miami.cbslocal.com/2019/12/06/b ... art-basel/.

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https://www.cnn.com/style/article/art-b ... index.html

Banana taped with duct tape to a wall by Maurizio Cattelan sells for $120,000.

Not a painting or a photograph, but an actual banana taped to a wall.

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Post by JustSomeOldGuy » Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:40 pm

philip964 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:07 am
https://miami.cbslocal.com/2019/12/06/b ... art-basel/.

Less annoying website

https://www.cnn.com/style/article/art-b ... index.html

Banana taped with duct tape to a wall by Maurizio Cattelan sells for $120,000.

Not a painting or a photograph, but an actual banana taped to a wall
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Post by PriestTheRunner » Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:37 pm

JustSomeOldGuy wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:40 pm
philip964 wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:07 am
https://miami.cbslocal.com/2019/12/06/b ... art-basel/.

Less annoying website

https://www.cnn.com/style/article/art-b ... index.html

Banana taped with duct tape to a wall by Maurizio Cattelan sells for $120,000.

Not a painting or a photograph, but an actual banana taped to a wall
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An example of what's called a "short term investment". "rlol" :smilelol5: :evil2:
Thats whats called legal money laundering.


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Post by longtooth » Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:16 am

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How about "bull squat"?
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Post by E10 » Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:09 am

These people have waaayyy too much money and waaayyy too little brain. In the OP’s example, it’s interesting to note that it seems the folks arguing over the money didn’t earn it, they inherited it.


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Post by twomillenium » Wed Dec 18, 2019 11:22 am

I don't care what someone pays for what the deem as art. However, I need someone to introduce me to the buyer, I have some stuff that will cost him quite a bit less, I will pay a commission.
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Post by powerboatr » Wed Dec 18, 2019 3:21 pm

ohhh my that is one ugly item. But i see how one with 30 million burning a hole in ones pocket could be spent.
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