It is a known fact that people spend lots of money to buy art. Some of them, especially the rich folks, spend millions of dollars to purchase paintings. The ridiculous spending leaves everyday people like us puzzled. Rich people buy paintings for many reasons. Most of them buy original artworks because they are signs of luxury while others see them as a future investment. Check out fifteen ridiculous paintings sold with a hefty price tag.
1.Untitled, 1970 by Cy Twombly ($69.6 Million)
Cy Twombly was an American painter, sculptor and photographer. This artwork that was created by him in 1970 sold for $69.6 million in an auction.
2.Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers by Vincent Van Gogh ($74.5 Million)
Vincent Van Gogh - His name is very popular in art domain. He was a Dutch post-impressionist painter. His work 'Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers' is worth $74.5 million.
3.False Art, 1959 by Jasper Johns ($84 Million)
Jasper Johns, an American painter and print-maker, painted this painting.This painting has a price tag of $84 million.