Are there rich South Americans in town or are locals buying up all the art in Wynwood? Whatever the case, the gallery walls on Saturday's art walk were full of red dots signifying sales. Now some young Picasso will be able to afford a ham sandwich and quit thinking about cutting off his or her own ear. Thank you, money, you make America great.
For all the haters who cry about the food trucks, carnival atmosphere, free booze, rowdy art fans, and everything else fun, we'll call the Whaa-mbulance for you later. For now, here's a photo recap, and proof that you can fire your boss, make art, and still pay rent.
But there was plenty of awesome work besides just what sold, like these giant yarn balls by Teresa Pereda at Alejandra Von Hartz gallery.
And this piece here wasn't even for sale, but it rules the streets,
This one too,
Somebody bought this chain door setup from Myra Galleries:
And there was plenty of good partying too, with live bands all over the hood, and packs of people drinkin' and hanging out like below at Gab Gallery:
Teepop's Alphabet City offered acrylic renderings of popular icons arranged alphabetically:
We call this one "How To Interrupt a Photo Shoot":
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