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Thursday, November 18, 2004
  Art Bargain.. or not
This a great idea, where student works and works by famous artists are mixed and offered anonymously at the same price. Knowing the style of the artist doesn't help either, as there are students imitating the styles of the established artists, and the established artists work in a style they don't normally use. So it is about buying art that you actually like rather than buying a name.

Bargain on the cards at mystery art sale
"Most of the 2,000-odd works in the show are by RCA students, present or past. Some, however, are by extremely well-known artists - including David Hockney, Bill Viola, Perry and Damien Hirst. All are on sale for £35 - but the catch is that as a buyer you won't be told whom your work is by until you have handed over the cash. You could be walking away with the most fantastic bargain. Or not."
guardian
 
BgArt News Blog Comments:
HI,

Thank you for visiting my blog and adding it to the directory. Do let me know if you are interested in mailing lists etc. I am currently exploring the idea, would be interesting to know your views on the same.

Warm regards,
Kavitha
 
Hey, that's a great idea!
 
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