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  1. Standard member blunderdog
    R.I.P. mikelom
    16 Feb '15 22:42
    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/06/arts/design/gauguin-painting-is-said-to-fetch-nearly-300-million.html?_r=0

    I wonder how much The Mona Lisa would sell for today at auction?
  2. 08 Mar '15 20:01
    Mona Lisa is insured for $1B so not less than that.
  3. Standard member bill718
    Enigma
    06 Apr '15 10:25 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by blunderdog
    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/06/arts/design/gauguin-painting-is-said-to-fetch-nearly-300-million.html?_r=0

    I wonder how much The Mona Lisa would sell for today at auction?
    I'd say the definition of "art" from the movie The Thomas Crown Affair is pretty accurate. "A few swirls of paint that are only really important to a few very silly rich people"
  4. 06 Apr '15 16:09
    .....and no money for medicin for poor people. nor for housing for young couples