Can you tell a priceless work of art from an IKEA print? These art lovers couldn't

One art connoisseur guessed that the 10 euro print was worth 2.5 million


Anna Silman
March 20, 2015 8:53PM (UTC)

In a segment evocative of Jimmy Kimmel’s “Lie Witness News,” a group of tricksters over at Life Hunters TV hung a 10 euro print from IKEA’s “street art collection" alongside famous paintings in the Netherlands’ Museum for Modern Art in Arnherm, to see if art museum patrons would notice the difference. Of course, they didn’t, and the responses ranged from "It’s a depiction of chaos in the mind” and ”you can clearly see that it concerns a form of symbolism” to a guy who estimated its value at 2.5 millon euros. Watch:

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