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#1 splinky


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Posted 07 April 2012 - 11:16 AM

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tens of thousands of hsn and qvc viewers become multimillionaires, as the value of his paintings skyrocket.

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Posted 07 April 2012 - 11:44 AM

wow, i sell some of his stuff as i am in the gift industry.. he was a notorious diva, I always found it so crazy how these people would line up to see him. he had a huge following for sure.

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Posted 07 April 2012 - 11:56 AM

Maybe he's gone to a happy place that looks like one of his paintings...
G*d is in the details...

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Posted 07 April 2012 - 03:11 PM

I sense that perhaps he has enough paintings in "storage" that he can keep coming up with new product for a while.

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Posted 07 April 2012 - 03:42 PM

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Posted 07 April 2012 - 03:51 PM

Whatever I think of his work, it still pains me to see someone pass at such a relatively young age.
It was hard to avoid the feeling that somebody, somewhere, was missing the point. I couldn't even be sure that it wasn't me. - Douglas Adams

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