4chan post screenshot sells for $90K

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story imageWhat is art? Depends on who you ask. But according to anonymous over 4chan, "Art used to something you cherish. Now literally anything is art. This post is art." Precient! Because a screenshot - flash glare and all - of that post has just been sold on an ebay art market for over ninety thousand dollars.
An eBay auction for “Artwork by Anonymous,” which is a 4chan screenshot printed out on regular printer paper (pictured above), sold this weekend for $90,900 after 45 bids. The piece, if we’re really going to take this seriously, asks you to consider whether or not society has an eroded definition of what we cherish as art. Looking at this auction, we’re thinking it does.

This is the entire product description:

“This auction is for a One of a Kind work of art by Anonymous. This work is untitled. This item will be shipped in a frame for convenience.
If you think about it, it's a pretty great deal, since that convenient frame was thrown in for free. A+++, would buy again.

Re: A fool and his money are soon parted (Score: 1)

by skarjak@pipedot.org on 2014-08-18 04:26 (#3YH)

Also a lot of those auction winners will never actually pay.
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