"Art" – a One-Word Oxymoron

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      Definition of "art": " n. – something that is created with imagination and skill and that is beautiful or that expresses important ideas or feelings"

      Definition of "artifice": ar·ti·fice – ˈärdəfəs – noun – clever or cunning devices or expedients, especially as used to trick or deceive others. outright fakery
      synonyms – trickery, deceit, deception, duplicity, guile, chicanery

      A billionaire hedge fund manager recently paid $300 million for this artifice by Willem de Kooning, titled No. 17A:

      Other dreck includes of course this by heroin addict Basquiat, who died of an overdose, titled "Untitled," bien sur, and
      what would one expect for only $110 million:

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      That looks really incredible i think

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