Neil (nt) wrote,

Boy with a PipeFitzgerald: "The very rich are different from you and me."
Hemingway: "Yes, they have more money."

A few days ago, a minor Picasso painting sold for a record-breaking $104 million. I have no problem with the free market allowing a painting to be sold for whatever it will fetch, but I find it hard to imagine anyone being willing and able to pay that much. Surely, even Bill Gates would have to think twice before dropping that much on a painting.

Aspiring artists may take heart from this news!

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