How to get $4.2 billion worth of artwork into your living room

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Using Google Chromecast or Roku, you can have access to more than $4.2 billion worth of art right from your TV–no trips to the Guggenheim or Louvre required and for zero dollars. Artkick is a free app that turns your TV into a digital museum. Simply download the Artkick app and choose the “Most Valuable Paintings” view list to get the most prized works of fine art into your home theater. 

At the top of the list are Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, which alone is worth an estimated $1b. Van Gogh, however, gets posthumous props for the most paintings on the MVP list with a grand total of 10. Here is how much the most valuable pieces of art on earth are estimated to be worth, all of which are part of Artkick’s MVP offerings: 

$1,000,000,000 Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa

$269,400,000 Paul Cezanne’s The Card Players

$200,000,000 Johannes Vermeer’s The Concert

$200,000,000 Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s The Wedding Dance

$155,800,000 Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I

$150,000,000 Vincent van Gogh’s Self-Portrait (with straw hat)

$149,500,000 Vincent van Gogh’s Portrait of Doctor Gachet

$141,500,000 Pierre-Auguste Renoir’s Bal du Moulin de la Galette

$122,200,000 Edvard Munch’s The Scream

$111,000,000 Vincent van Gogh’s Portrait of Joseph Roulin

$109,400,000 Vincent van Gogh’s Irises

$102,100,000 Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer II

$102,100,000 Vincent van Gogh’s Self-Portrait without Beard

$100,000,000 George Seurat’s A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte

$99,700,000 Peter Paul Rubens’ Massacre of the Innocents

$92,600,000 Vincent van Gogh’s Wheatfield with Cypresses

$90,000,000 Vincent van Gogh’s Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear

$90,000,000 Rembrandt’s The Visitation

$87,500,000 Paul Cezanne’s Le Mont Sainte-Victoire vu des Lauves

$86,200,000 Claude Monet’s Water Lily Pond

$85,000,000 Paul Cezanne’s Still Life, Drapery, Pitcher and Fruit Bowl

$82,900,000 Vincent van Gogh’s Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers

$77,000,000 Thomas Eakins’ Portrait of Dr. Samuel D. Gross

$75,000,000 Vincent van Gogh’s The Town Hall in Auvers on 14 July 1890

$73,800,000 Amedeo Modigliani’s Nude Sitting on a Divan

$70,000,000 Frederic Church’s Cotopaxi

$70,000,000 Titian’s Portrait of Alfonso d’Avalos

$69,300,000 Vincent van Gogh’s Peasant Woman Against a Background of Wheat

$66,600,000 Pontormo’s Portrait of a Halberdier

$66,100,000 Kazimir Malevich’s Suprematist Composition

$50,000,000 Jan van Eyck’s Saint Jerome in his Study

$30,000,000 Nicolas Poussin’s Selene and Endymion

Grand Total: $4,274,700,000


Control Artkick from your smartphone or tablet, and feel free to venture outside the MVP list with Artkick’s other offerings. Categories make discovering art easy. You can also personalize Artkick by importing your photo albums from Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Picasa and SmugMug. You can make a custom Viewlist to view works you like or are interested in just like you would a musical playlist, and share them with friends.


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