‘Good Times’ Iconic Painting ‘The Sugar Shack’ Sells for $15.3 Million
Artist Ernie Barnes’ 1976 painting The Sugar Shack is a prominent piece of artwork featured in the iconic series, Good Times. The painting sold at auction on May 12th for $15.3. It was estimated to sell between $150,000 and $200,000. It was purchased by Bill Perkins, a Houston-based entrepreneur and energy trader. He said, I stole it– I would have paid a lot more. For certain segments of America, it’s more famous than the Mona Lisa.
What is something you would pay a lot of money for because it’s a collector’s item? Sneakers? Purses?