Chattanooga artist sells painting for $87,000 at London auction

When bidding came to a close at Phillips Auction House in London, a painting by a Chattanooga native who goes by the name “Genesis the Greykid” sold for $87,000.

“A big blessing, it was wonderful,” said Genesis.

He said his inspiration for the painting titled “Computer Love” was fueled by how people digitally communicated with one another during the pandemic.

“Dates over the phone, a lot of people trying to communicate with their parents, FaceTime, over Zoom, Bible meetings online,” he said. “It was a different way to express love.”… Read Full Article | https://www.wrcbtv.com/story/44471995/chattanooga-artist-sells-painting-for-dollar87000-at-london-auction

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