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    Art and monetary values

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    Some artworks now sell for tens of millions of dollars or more money. Are they worth it? Why or why not? (Look at any Botticelli panel, Michelangelo sculpture, or Claude Monet oil painting in the text, for instance.) Why do you think that an artist's name often determines the value of an artwork?

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    First of all, as you examine the issue of money, I offer my examples and own opinions to validate. As you explore why some artworks now sell for tens of millions of dollars or more money, I concur that the name is definitely a selling point. Consumers are buying the name, the legacy, the genius behind certain pieces, not just the ...

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    This job debates whether or not famous artwork is worth the lavish amounts. Personal feedback is given. Research is also applied.