Because that was a fun piece of news this week, and also I just think it was a really beautiful painting. I’ve always been a fan of Leo, not gonna lie. And I seriously dig the idea of Jesus holding a crystal ball like some kind of witch.
Jackpot Jesus - the Monetary Messiah. Not by Leonardo Da Vinci.
The fact that someone had the money and used it to the sum of $453 MILLION to buy a painting - with the state of this world and it’s people - is nothing to be celebrated, cheered or clapped at. And it degrades art (real art, not Damien Hirst type trash), which belongs in a public museum.
L'omo ha desiderio d'intendere se la femmina è cedibile alla dimandata lussuria, e intendendo di sì e come ell'ha desiderio dell'omo, elli la richiede e mette in opera il suo desiderio; e intender nol pò se non confessa, e confessando fotte.