Portrait of a potato sells for over $1 million

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Portrait Of A Potato Sells For Over $1 Million

Famous photographers, like well-known painters, can command high prices for the works they produce.

A portrait of a potato made in 2010, snapped by highly regarded celebrity photographer Kevin Abosch, recently brought in just over $1.07 million.

The identity of the buyer remains unknown.

As for why he chose to use his talents to photograph a potato, the artist told CNN, "Generally, the life of a harvested potato is violent and taken for granted. I use the potato as a proxy for the ontological study of the human experience."

The potato print was among only 3 produced, with one hanging in a museum and the other remaining in the photographer's personal collection.

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