If you had the choice of either preserving a historic piece of art forever or owning a tiny fraction of it yourself, which would you choose?
That’s the head-scratcher facing Cards Against Humanity fans right now. The game’s creators used income from their ”Eight Sensible Gifts of Hanukkah” promotion to purchase a print of Pablo Picasso’s Tête de Faune. For the promotion’s “seventh night” gift, the 150,000 participating fans get to choose: donate it, or tear it to pieces.
It’s worth noting that Tête de Faune is a linocut print that exists in an edition of 50. It’s absolutely an “original Picasso,” as the CAH crew claims, but it’s also not at one-of-a-kind levels of rarity. A quick Google search reveals that a recent listing of the piece sold for about $14,000. Read more…
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