Chimp's Blurry Photos Sell for Six Figures
Photographs by a chimpanzee titled, "Our Moscow Through the Eyes of Mikki," sold at Sotheby's Auction House in London, June 5, 2013, for 50,000 British pounds, or approximately $75,000.
The photographs sold include ones taken by Mikki of Moscow's Red Square, as well as images of Russian-born American artists Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid showing Mikki how to use a variety of cameras. The collection is part of Komar and Alexander's ongoing project of collaborating with animals.
Artists Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid collaborate with Mikki.
A blurry view of Moscow by Mikki.
A blurry view of Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow by Mikki.