Would you pay £290 for this painting of a dog?
How about for the photograph of it I Instagrammed?
How much is that worth?
According to Facebook, some part of $1bn.
Around 3.5 trillion photos have been taken since 1826, and Facebook is the largest repository of them on Earth, with about 140 billion of them, and rising.
We live in an age of content. What we need is filters.
And not necessarily the filters you apply via Instagram to make your photo of your stapler look moody or hip.
You can read an article I wrote about this.