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We should all be millionaires!


Pete e2
13 18.7k 96 England
10 Nov 2011 11:15PM
Take a look at this photo sold at auction - 4.3 million!!!! What the ..............beeeep

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mohikan22 e2
10 2.3k 1 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2011 11:17PM
err i agree What the ......*$&$&"*&% !!!!
10 Nov 2011 11:24PM
Yeah they lost me at 3 million ... always stick to a budget :o)
Rev2 e2
4 240 2 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2011 11:33PM
Be interesting to see how many votes it would get on here. Wink
Overread e2
6 3.9k 18 England
10 Nov 2011 11:46PM
Rich people are barmy most of the time Tongue
Ade_Osman e2
11 4.5k 36 England
11 Nov 2011 12:51AM
One born every minute!

Ade
Tooth e2
9 5.8k 227 Ireland
11 Nov 2011 1:49AM
Horizon's not on a third Wink Tongue
jimthistle73 e2
10 2.4k 1 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2011 2:14AM
Oh come on - it's a Gursky! I don't for one minute think it's been bought for its inherent aesthetic properties - it's clearly an investment. It's no different from buying a Picasso (who also broke all the rules). Both artists were influential, and therein lies the value perhaps?
Zatoichi 5 707 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2011 2:22AM

Quote:Oh come on - it's a Gursky! I don't for one minute think it's been bought for its inherent aesthetic properties - it's clearly an investment. It's no different from buying a Picasso (who also broke all the rules). Both artists were influential, and therein lies the value perhaps?


Still a s**t photo.
jimthistle73 e2
10 2.4k 1 United Kingdom
11 Nov 2011 2:29AM
The first Google result yields this nugget;


Quote:The Rhine II shares with these earlier photographs an emphasis on textures; the distinctions between the shimmering gloss of the river, the smudged softness of the clouds, the lush carpet of the verges and the hard matte path lend the photograph sensual contrast.




I no longer have very many arty pretensions, but still believe that photography is as important an art form as any other. The time and long years of thought which went into creating this image surely raise it above "Sunset at Whitby"?
11 Nov 2011 4:44AM
You presume time and long years of thought went into it (maybe it did maybe it didnt) ... and at the end of the day I couldnt give a rat's @rse how long it took to produce something, if there is another image that was a snapshot by accident that moves me far more and was taken by an amateur then that would please me far more.
Jestertheclown
6 6.6k 242 England
11 Nov 2011 9:34AM

Quote:Be interesting to see how many votes it would get on here. Wink

The cliquers would love it if the right person uploaded it.
keithh e2
11 23.4k 33 Wallis And Futuna
11 Nov 2011 9:51AM
We did test this theory some years back - and it proved to be wrong
SlowSong e2
6 4.8k 29 England
11 Nov 2011 10:06AM
Hey, there's hope for me yet! Wink
Jestertheclown
6 6.6k 242 England
11 Nov 2011 10:15AM

Quote:We did test this theory some years back - and it proved to be wrong

I'm not so sure Keith, I can remember someone, I can't remember who it was, doing something similar about two years ago and it worked.

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