So it seems you can photograph a painting done by someone else and then it will sell at auction for $80,500...
The great San Francisco via Los Angeles painter Wayne Thiebaud:
Sharon Core's photo:
Here's the artspeak:
"Similar to those sentiments raised by photographer Tim Davis' series
Permanent Collection, Core points toward the disconnect of artworks in
reproduction, examining the appearance of paintings reproduced in textbooks
and catalogues. Core's work takes great pleasure in exhibiting each of these
particularities, while continuously acknowledging the intricacy of culture's vast
visual archive." - Catherine Krudy
Check out Thiebaud's impossible-to-copy amazing streets.