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Postby acidburn on Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:49 am

Picked up a statue. Almost 10 left.
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Postby IndyDMBFan on Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:38 am

Grabbed a poster yesterday, good deal IMO
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Postby Codeblue on Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:22 am

acidburn wrote:Picked up a statue. Almost 10 left.

Luls. Waited to feel dat last minute adrenaline rush huh.
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Postby samuraiwriter on Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:28 am

IndyDMBFan wrote:Grabbed a poster yesterday, good deal IMO


A great deal, on both items, no question. I kind of regret not picking up the sculpture... but must save funds for the Sale Ends print, just in case.

Great thing about AWW's art is it's accessibility. I mean he has the public exhibition in NY now, and here in Sarasota, FL. we've got his huge zodiac sculptures. The guy is amazing.

Every year or so, he'll have great stuff for sale at a reasonable price. I've picked up a signed photo print from the Royal Academy of Arts (Ed. of 25) for like 150 GBP and a really beautful Serpentine Pavillion print, signed and numbered from an edition of 200 for about the same. Almost always these releases benefit some public exhibition. :notworthy:
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Postby IndyDMBFan on Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:37 am

He had an exhibit here in Indianapolis back in 2013 at the IMA, it was great
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Postby acidburn on Wed Oct 18, 2017 11:48 am

Codeblue wrote:
acidburn wrote:Picked up a statue. Almost 10 left.

Luls. Waited to feel dat last minute adrenaline rush huh.


Haha read about it when I woke up today. There were about 30 left at that time so yea took a little bit to convince myself. Didn't want to spend that much on anything but like someone mentioned above seemed like a smart buy. Who knows.
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Postby GoBluePanic on Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:26 pm

Damn, wish I would have grabbed a poster. :(
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Postby stuckeyc on Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:43 pm

Wish i grabbed a second sculpture
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Postby adawg8116 on Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:54 pm

Wish I saw this earlier, I wouldve snagged a poster. Oh well.
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Postby mattlew69 on Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:49 pm

stuckeyc wrote:Wish i grabbed a second sculpture


I wish I would have bought just one. LOL.

I should have noticed how fast they were selling last night. :x

Probably my only chance at an affordable Ai Wei Wei. Well except for some sunflower seeds.
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Postby Pawel on Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:56 pm

mattlew69 wrote:
stuckeyc wrote:Wish i grabbed a second sculpture


I wish I would have bought just one. LOL.

I should have noticed how fast they were selling last night. :x

Probably my only chance at an affordable Ai Wei Wei. Well except for some sunflower seeds.


U can always get the limited skateboard set with similar imaginary.
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Postby mattlew69 on Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:59 pm

Pawel wrote:
mattlew69 wrote:
stuckeyc wrote:Wish i grabbed a second sculpture


I wish I would have bought just one. LOL.

I should have noticed how fast they were selling last night. :x

Probably my only chance at an affordable Ai Wei Wei. Well except for some sunflower seeds.


U can always get the limited skateboard set with similar imaginary.


I like the decks but I only have room for a small hand on a shelf. LOL.

Walls are full.
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Postby pvecchi on Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:01 pm

mattlew69 wrote:
stuckeyc wrote:Wish i grabbed a second sculpture


I wish I would have bought just one. LOL.

I should have noticed how fast they were selling last night. :x

Probably my only chance at an affordable Ai Wei Wei. Well except for some sunflower seeds.


Damn, wish I would have seen this earlier. Would have loved to have picked up both.
I like that sculpture
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Postby treweman on Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:41 pm

I was going to buy a statue, had it in my cart, and decided to pass. I wasn't crazy about the shiny, silver color, and am reluctant to buy art that is not signed by the artist. At the time I emptied my cart, I had a vague feeling that I might regret the decision.
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Postby soupysound on Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:42 pm

i think i bought one of the last statues..... when i purchased it was around 1,011 sold (including any cancellations). tried to resist and was really hoping it would sell out overnight. no regrets ... except maybe the light wallet. glad it comes with a COA. was gonna buy a print but not signed or numbered so didn't really have a lot of appeal
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