This past weekend, Banksy set up a stall in Central Park selling "100% authentic original signed Banksy canvases. For $60 each." By the end of the day, he made only $420. Ha! Whatta trickster, that Banksy...
Click through to read the similar stunt by the Washington Post + famed violinist Josh in "Pearls Before Breakfast".
How much does our experience rely on context?
Do we pay oodles of cash because someone told us to?
Do we need trusted venues or can we trust our own sense of art?