June 13, 2007
For the Love of God
I was less interested to learn of George Michael's supposed interest than to finally see the mother of all paper-weights, Damien Hirst's most extravagant creation and the "most expensive work of art ever", a $99m dollar diamond encrusted skull.
I can think of much better things to celebrate. Presumably Hirst's art-school word-blender was broken. No contest here, btw: Goth.
Posted by Ghost of a flea at June 13, 2007 07:07 AM
So, are you putting a bid in on it?
50 quatloos for the platinum skull!
Were the in the seven planes of hades did a non-dead artist get $99M in diamonds.
Posted by: Gorthos at June 13, 2007 10:28 AM
(Where, not were, ugh)
Y know, this sort of item just begs me to work towards my lifetime goal of becoming a professional hollywood style jewel heist super villian.
Posted by: Gorthos at June 13, 2007 10:31 AM
Sold! To the man in the hat.
Nice way to ruin a perfectly good skull.
Posted by: Andrea Harris at June 13, 2007 09:38 PM
I actually rather like it. The best thing Hirst has ever made imo.
Posted by: Andrew Ian Dodge at June 14, 2007 05:55 AM
Blech. It looks like something Elizabeth Taylor would have in her home if she decided to go Goth.
These skulls are kind of neat, though. (Warning: "New Age" goofiness abounds.)
Posted by: Andrea Harris at June 14, 2007 06:34 AM
EGad Andrea.. New Age Goofiness is putting it mildly..
Posted by: Gorthos at June 14, 2007 09:26 AM