Kanye West's 'Famous' Sculpture to Probably Be Sold for $four Million


Blum & Poe gallery co-founder shopping around chance of offering off controversial piece as it heads to new exhibit place UPDATE: ਊ rep for West has denied that any this kind of sale will take area. "We are incredibly flattered that a quantity is currently being reported but at no point have we ever disclosed a sale price for the piece," the rep wrote in a statement to Rolling Stone. "As far as Mr. West is concerned - it's all about the artwork. We are searching forward to announcing when Famous will be offered again for viewing." Kanye West may well have cleared a single line, but Swift has every right to take issue with getting labeled a "bitch" "I did the math in my head, and it took $500,000 to a million just to make it," Los Angeles artist Aaron Axelrod informed The New York Times. "This caught me off guard. It's 1 of the coolest pieces I've ever seen, which is kind of annoying due to the fact it's Kanye West." Gallery co-founder Tim Blum identified as the estimate "a excellent ballpark." The sculpture capabilities nude, daily life-like versions of twelve celebrities and public figures, such as West, his wife Kim Kardashian West, his ex-girlfriend Amber Rose, Taylor Swift, Donald Trump and George W. Bush. All the figures are sharing a bed together and characteristic animatronic functions. Due to the fact the gallery viewing of the piece was thrown together final minute, a sale of the piece is also not confirmed or particular. The New York Instances also reported that there was a probability that the sculpture would go on tour and be displayed in multiple cities. A member of West's staff confirmed that following the weekend-long Los Angeles exhibit that the piece was presently on its way to its up coming location.  "I have good friends who are directors of museums," Blum said. "This is a issue you could see at Lacma, MOCA or the Hammer quite easily."



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