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Bill_1856
21-Dec-2009, 19:26
http://www.christies.com/LotFinder/searchresults.aspx?intSaleID=22177#&&&intSaleID=22177&sid=b6066538-1763-43e7-ab82-e5f853e9d330&pg=5

Prices seem awfully low. Many ikonic images have become within the price range of ordinary collectors. Not necessarily a good sign.

Jack Dahlgren
21-Dec-2009, 22:38
Surprising...

Brian Ellis
21-Dec-2009, 23:04
I just looked at the first few, mostly the Edward Westons. The ones I looked at were printed (and signed) by Cole Weston rather than Edward, with Edward's facsimile on the back, which makes a big difference in the prices.

Michael Graves
22-Dec-2009, 03:29
It's a sign just how far our society has degenerated that Serrano's "Ejaculate in Trajectory" brought more than twice as much as Capronigro's "Running White Deer".

Mike1234
22-Dec-2009, 03:54
It's still a buyers market but it won't remain that way forever... huge national debt equals high inflation (currency devaluation).

Hugo Zhang
22-Dec-2009, 08:04
Well, how about this: Pinchuk's purchase of Gursky's "99 Cent II Diptychon," for which he reportedly paid $3.3 million in 2007. That was two years ago, of course.

Mike1234
22-Dec-2009, 08:11
The economy took another dive 14 months ago... a big one. Two years ago was a much better economic situation... though still not that great.

Brian Ellis
22-Dec-2009, 08:40
It's a sign just how far our society has degenerated that Serrano's "Ejaculate in Trajectory" brought more than twice as much as Capronigro's "Running White Deer".

I also was surprised at the price of White Deer (not surprised at the Serrano price, nothing about the price of Schlock for Shock surprises me any more). I thought it used to sell for more like $10,000 or so.