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11 Ridiculous Paintings That Have Been Insanely Sold For Millions of Dollars

These paintings are worth more than your average high-end car. Yes, your child’s doodle is now considered a masterpiece.

There are paintings and then there are paintings. The ones created by Michaelangelo, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt, Salvador Dali and Andrew Wyeth to name a few can fetch for millions of dollars. Theirs are masterpieces that use techniques that are worthy of praise and well, monetary compensation.

The list of paintings below however got us scratching our heads. They are simple to say the least and lacking in uhm, color. We’re no Da Vinci but we do know how a plain painting looks like, never mind the fact that most of them, if not all, are abstract in nature. But hey, despite this unprecedented detail, these paintings happen to be worth millions and millions of dollars. Perhaps we’re really just not great at deciphering the story behind abstract expressionisms such as these masterpieces.

Apparently, they’re worth a lot of money and people bought them to be part of their private art collections. We’ll stop blabbering on and just show you the paintings that fetched an insane amount of money:

Untitled (Yellow and Blue) by Mark Rothko Cost of Painting: $46.5 million

Untitled (Yellow and Blue) by Mark Rothko  Cost of Painting: $46.5 million

Onement by Barnett Newman Cost of Painting: $43.8 million

Onement by Barnett Newman  Cost of Painting: $43.8 million

Black Fire 1 by Barnett Newman Cost of Painting: $84.2 million

Black Fire 1 by Barnett Newman Cost of Painting: $84.2 million

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Orange, Red, Yellow by Mark Rothko Cost of Painting: $86.9 million

Orange, Red, Yellow by Mark Rothko Cost of Painting: $86.9 million

Blood Red Mirror by Gerhard Richter Cost of Painting: $1.1 million

Blood Red Mirror by Gerhard Richter Cost of Painting: $1.1 million

Concetto spaziale, Attese by Lucio Fontano Cost of Painting: $1.5 million

Concetto spaziale, Attese by Lucio Fontano Cost of Painting: $1.5 million

Untitled (1961) by Mark Rothko Cost of Painting: $28 million

Untitled (1961) by Mark Rothko Cost of Painting: $28 million

Source: Wikiart.org
Green White by Ellsworth Kelly Cost of Painting: $1.6million

Green White by Ellsworth Kelly  Cost of Painting: $1.6million

Untitled (Stoffbid) by Blinky Palermo Cost of Painting: $1.7 million

Untitled (Stoffbid) by Blinky Palermo Cost of Painting: $1.7 million

Source: Wikiart.org
White Fire 1 by Barnett Newman Cost of Painting: $3.8 million

White Fire 1 by Barnett Newman Cost of Painting: $3.8 million

Source: Wikiart.org
Untitled (1970) by Cy Twombly Cost of Painting: $69.6 million

Untitled (1970) by Cy Twombly Cost of Painting: $69.6 million

Judging from the list of paintings, it looks like these artists are now a very, very rich.

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An artist from Italy, Marco has created awesome life-size sculptures of weapons such as a gun, a grenade, and a sword. At one point, he even crafted a car.

What makes him special compared with other sculptors? Well, his choice of medium, probably. Because he uses Post-It notes.

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Some pasta for the hair and pencil shavings for the dress–this girl’s drawing skills are just remarkable.

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What’s outstanding about her work? The 20-year-old New Zealand-born illustrator became an Instagram sensation when she started posting her drawings to her account in 2012.

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12 Reasons Why I Love Her: A Cute (And Sarcastic) Illustration Of What Boys Really Think

This is so cute!

Men are from Mars. Women are from Venus. No matter how much both genders try to understand each other, they never seem to decipher each other's oddities.

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Below is a cute and funny illustration of what boys think (and truly love) about their girls, who seem a little too naive at times.

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