Whether or not you consider the 4Chan post that recently sold for $90,900 art or not, it has certainly become the latest source of frenzy over the limits of commodification — or was it just a major troll on the click-hungry media? I vote the latter, since it was probably all a joke.
Over the weekend, Recode mentioned that it all went even more “meta” when the “eBay auction of a framed screenshot of the original screenshot auction [was] going for $2.75.” When I checked last night, the item was up to $50,000 (photo of item below):
Now there’s a 3rd generation version of the same work:
A critique of the 2nd generation work as art:
Or if you’re already nostalgic for the “original” then there’s this vintage item:
And the “making of” the original listing:
Hell, I even put this blog post on eBay (so BID!):