Art. What is it? Who knows. I certainly don't.
Andy Warhol was of the first to create ridiculously priced prints of inanimate objects. Campbell's Soup, Coca Cola, an electric chair.
Warhol also created the iconic banana album cover for The Velvet Underground.
Talking of banana's, recently there was a banana gaffer taped to a gallery wall in Miami. It was worth well over $100,000. That is, until, one man pulled it off the wall and ate the entire thing.
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Art.Erm Lucien Freud? Francis Bacon? Sebastian Horsley? No, no, no. I'm gonna start by telling you about John Hamon. Some of you may know him, some of you won't. But here goes.
Why John Hamon?
It's just his face.You see, John Hamon became one of the most talked about artists in the world by doing one incredibly simple thing. He posted a photo of his face across the entire city of Paris, accompanied by his name.
It got people talking.
He became huge.
And this is how art is progressing.
Art is expensive.
Bananas are cheap.
Are you ready?This is a banana. Sorry for the belittling talk but bare with me.
This is a 120,000 dollar banana.
So what went down?
He was then escorted out.
He was an artist himself.
And he did not 'destroy' the banana.
He did not destroy the art work. The banana is the idea.
This has brought a lot of tension and attention to the booth and we’re not into spectacles, But the response has been great. It brings a smile to a lot of people’s faces.