A Sculpture of Literally Nothing sells for $18,000.

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  1. CajunJ

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    The mental gymnastics that you’re participating in to convince yourself that this “sculpture” is worth $18,000 is astounding. Enjoy the thread.
     
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    The Emperor’s New Clothes.
     
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    Oh gosh I have a brand new unused sketch book filled with these! I must be as valuable as the whole Moma NYC collection whoopie ! I'm gonna be rich!:cool:

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    My keyboard player asked if we could just move it up to C natural?
     
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    This concept is hardly new if at least ballsy.
    I'd bet patrons have paid famous artists for not-art before but it didn't make the boring nightly news.

    Duchamp exhibiting a used toilet is far better in that 1) the buyer had to take the damn toilet home, and 2) he came up with the idea.
     
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    if you like it you can down load a copy of the original:twisted: for free.
    Friend let friends down load for free:D
     
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    You could suggest that they keyboard player use the transposition functionality of his/her gear. :)
     
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    Which of the five things pictured is art?

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    So I see: deck wood, pant glopped palette, rock I found in a river bed, shadows, and my arrangement for the picture.

    None is for sale, but the ideas the river rock is pregnant with forced me to arrange this in response to some nut in Italy who gets better money than me. Who's the nut?
    Who's the artist?
    Whose art is cooler?

    I've literally been waiting for a place to put that chunk of granite since last winter when I lugged it home.
    The used up palette was consumed by my wife, and is most certainly not art.

    Can anyone identify the artists who (could have) influenced this still life?
    And is it possible for art to demand certain work be made in a time in history, without any communication between artists?
    Folks are too hung up on the byproducts of art, to see that art is not the stuff that gets sold and hung on the wall.
     
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    Oh shoot now Enthused Digital owns it!
     
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    Are you on the pot? Being on the pot is not allowed here. Pls piss in the TDPRI cup and pass it to the mods.
     
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    This piece features excellent use of the lens to capture the mid-morning sun casting shadows on the rhapsody of shapes and colors suggesting a state of mind of confident solace.

    The artist's heady use of worn plank-wood as the background shows her age and wisdom in years, maturing as the wood does. A reflection of her spectacular creativity. Inspiring fleeting thoughts of time immortal.

    This exquisite rendering stirs emotions of human frailty and impermenance of all things. The circular shape of the stone perhaps representing the circle of life itself, as the sun continues on its axis moving the shadows of time.
     
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    Art is a game so have some fun with it!

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    My wife needs a manager are you available?
    Might relocate to NM!
     
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    Never said I thought it was worth $18,000! Talk about mental gymnastics. :lol:
     
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    Exploring the duality of self-reflection and perspective, this piece casts off any illusions of perfection as a responsible point of view.

    Instead, the artist uses her lens to invite the viewer to a sublime realization of love and nature's imperfections.

    From one's perspective, the stone could be seen as the soul itself, gazing back on its own likeness, basking in the light of divine energy. Uniting the male and female energies of creation together as one. As stone, wood and one's own reflection foster warm feelings of sunny bliss.

    The reflection, in mirrored symmetry, permits the artist to convey emotions of a 4th, spiritual dimension. Where all is present, but not in a physical sense. Only in one's perception. Demonstrating her talent in exploring the esoteric reality that governs our reality as the Earth turns and shadows tell time.
     
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    Just wait 'til the sculptor dies and it sells for $1.8M.
     
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    I dont understand.
    Y'all dont see it? I do!
    Maybe if you squint a little. Its there if you look for it.

    Beautiful by the way. Just buzzing with cosmic energy.

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    I like the two stones image.
    Suggestion. If you change nothing else, but put something under them that raises them a little.... So it looks like they are floating. Genius.
    (Actually, a wedding ring or similar would do the trick)
     
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