We read this one and went huh? But we do like the concept and hell, the brazen marketing angle…
Bidding Expected to be Heavy for Popular Duane Cash Cubist Series Painting
“(PRWEB) November 29, 2004 — A new item has emerged on eBay scene, poised to cause a frenzy among would-be buyers on the popular Internet auction site. A painting titled, ‘Cubist Blue Dog Eating Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese,’ has sprung up on the online retail meeting place ready for bidders to take place their bids on ownership of this collectible painting straight from pop culture. The popular ‘Cubist Blue Dog’ series paintings by New Mexico artist, Duane Cash, have taken in new twist in this saga of works that have now merged with eBay popular collectible art.
The bidding began on eBay at $299.00, a normal starting price for the Cubist Blue Dog paintings, but high bidding activity is expected as art collectors, investors, and other Internet business entrepreneurs, casino owner get into the bidding wars together, as happened with a previous auction the sold for $28,000 on eBay. The painting has now mixed two popular Internet auction-lore together in one incredible auction.”