andy warhol

Part of an Andy Warhol collection being sold off through Christie’s auction house:

 

I know what you’re thinking…. VERY impressive!  *eye roll*  Well get this… It’s expected to fetch $1M – $1.5M!  At least it’s big… 80 x 238 in.  Besides that, nothing really exceptional about it, just a synthetic polymer ink silkscreen onto canvas.

If I had billions of dollars I’d definitely buy it just to be a dick.  Isn’t that why anyone buys expensive art though?  You’re basically saying to most of the world, “I have so much money I can impulse buy stuff worth more than you’ll make in your entire life”.

You can read the full article over at the NYtimes.

Thoughts?

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