A man is stealing Instagram prints and selling them for a whopping £64,000

A man is stealing Instagram prints and selling them for a whopping £64,000

RICHARD PRINCE exhibition 'New Portraits' at the Gagosian Gallery Credit: Courtesy of the Gagosian

Hang on, isn’t that your selfie? (Picture: Gagosian)

If you’re wandering around the Gagosian Gallery in New York any time soon, don’t be surprised if you see your Instagram posts adorning the walls of the gallery.

That’s because an artist has made and blown up prints of other people’s Instagram photos – and he’s selling each one for up to £63,000 ($100,000).

Artist Richard Prince hasn’t even gained consent from the original snap-takers, but is reportedly ‘notorious in the art world for taking other people’s work’, before adapting them and selling the artworks on for huge sums of cash.

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