Modern Art or Commodity?

 
A 1950 picture by Rothko, "White Centre", was just sold for US$72.8 million! It surprises even Sotheby.
 
I just don’t get it.
 
 
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2 thoughts on “Modern Art or Commodity?

  1. i don’t know much about art too — but i would say this painting is a bed – a pillow & a blanket.  And they are the expensive one.
     
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    ((^_^))

  2. Well… i don’t know much about art — but my feeling is that once an artist becomes famous, he can pretty much scribble ANYTHING and make a fortune… compare the early works of Picasso and Zhang Daqian to their later ones…

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