Joshua Drummond on his portrait (above) of Michael Laws, former mayor of Whanganui, titled Horrible Painting of Michael Laws, which he – Josh, not Michael – has listed on TradeMe where bidding has reached $455:
His face has basically paid for the cake for my upcoming wedding, so I am indebted to him in a way.
The comments at TradeMe and Josh’s replies are very amusing.
UPDATEBidding has reached $535. The auction closes at 9.21pm on Saturday 22 March.
UPDATE 2Bidding has reached $565. How high will it go? Tension mounts. The whole world is watching.