|DAY 319||ARTISTIC ODDITIES|
ON ELBOWS, PAINTINGS, AND LAWYERS
Have you ever accidentally torn, punctured, ripped, creased, or bent a precious painting or photograph? What about one you were about to sell for $139 million US?
Not many people can say that they’ve poked a hole in a Picasso, but Steve Wynn—the Vegas casino magnate—sure can.
While showing off Picasso’s Le Rêve (French for “The Dream”) to several friends, Steve gestured to make a point and accidentally pushed his elbow right into the painting, causing a “pop” and an elbow-sized hole.
Everyone in the room went quiet. According to the CBC39, Wynn said, “The ...