8 Paintings That Sold for Absurd Amounts of Money

Onement VI (1953) by Barnett Newman - $43.8 Million 1 of 9

The difference between good art and bad art is up to the perspective of the viewer, but sometimes fine art is absolutely mind-boggling. These famous paintings sold at auction and we can't help but wonder why people paid millions of dollars to own them!

This large 8.5x10 foot painting is all blue with a lighter blue line down the middle.