moel: Agreed, when I saw this yesterday...I just thought, utter subhuman scum...Now to read that they did a little better on their second acquisition...getting 186 quid for £100,000 worth of plinth, makes my piss fizz even more.Why don't people understand the beauty and value of things?
swahnhennessy: You can find the same thing at any nursery or big-box garden section for $65. Then, if you want, you can lie and say it was made by some guy no one's ever heard of. You can save hundreds of thousands of dollars.
MycroftHolmes: Is this a thread where we argue that functional value should be the same as artistic value, and that if we can't appreciate certain qualities of an object, those qualities have no value?
Tom_Slick: I really hate scrappers, any metal left unattended for more than an hour seems to be fair game to them./Still bitter over the antique wrought iron railing stolen off my deck while I was on vacation one year
EVERYBODY PANIC: MycroftHolmes: Is this a thread where we argue that functional value should be the same as artistic value, and that if we can't appreciate certain qualities of an object, those qualities have no value?Yes. You are in the right place. Want to buy my Mona Lisa? $75 for you.
T.M.S.: Ignorance is nothing to be proud of.
swahnhennessy: T.M.S.: Ignorance is nothing to be proud of.Who said anything about pride? And you aren't going to sit there and tell me that Moore is well-known. Christ, TMS, you're usually better than this.
sp86: What $800,000 of art looks like:
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