Why This Photo Of A Potato Cost $1 Million

Someone was willing to spend $1 million to buy this photo of a potato, this is why.

“Photographer Kevin Abosch just sold a photograph of a potato for 1 million euros, equivalent to just over $1 million.

The photograph, titled “Potato #345,” was taken in 2010 as part of a series, the Independent reports. It’s a portrait of an Irish potato on top of a black background, a distinguished trademark of Abosch’s that is exceedingly sought after by his wealthy, and often well-known, admirers. The 46-year-old artist, who was invited to last week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, generally commissions photographs for at least $280,000.” [READ MORE]