For you curious modern art lovers...
Constantin Brancusi's "Bird in Space" (1927)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Constantin Brancusi (1876-1957)
A Brancusi Sells at Record Price
"Bird in Space" Fetches $27.45 Million at Christie's
NEW YORK, May 6, 2005 — Christie's conducted the most successful art auction so far this year in any field, setting a record Wednesday (May 4) night with the sale of a Brancusi. Within two hours, 52 Impressionist and Modern works of art sold for a huge $142.9 million. (~ The Seoul Times)
Certain puts that humble plaster head in perspective, doesn't it? :-)
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