IKEA art prints are extremely underrated, not only because they are cheap but also because they're mass manufactured works by unknown artists – two factors that make them worthless for pretentious art experts.
To test if these experts could actually differentiate between a million dollars worth high-class paintings and IKEA’s Street Art Collection, Internet prankster group “Life Hunters” decided to put a $15 art print in Museum of Modern Arts in Arnhem, Netherlands.
The host asks art fans to value the painting of a mechanical spider mounting a whale, referring to it as the work of a Swedish artist “Ike Andrews.” The expert analysis, however, is surprisingly hilarious.
They all love it. One calls it a “depiction of the chaos in his mind,” while another thinks it includes “nostalgic attributes.”
One museum-goer even says he would pay 2.5 million Euros (about $2.6 million) for the piece because anything above that would be “too pricey.”
Watch the hilarious prank video above to find out the "experts’" reaction when they learn the truth.