Buying art at Goodwill appears to be the latest get-rich trend.
Last spring, a 362-year-old Flemish painting was purchased for $3 at a South Carolina Goodwill. It sold for $190,000 at auction.
This summer, a North Carolina artist bought a painting for $10. It turned out to be the work of abstract artist Ilya Bolotowsky — and was worth $20,000.
In November, a Salvador Dali etching was found at a Tacoma, Washington, Goodwill.
Karen Mallet of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, recently purchased a print titled "Red Nose" at her local Goodwill store for $12.34. She didn't even like the graphic image at first. She was just intrigued by the Calder signature on it.
"I thought, 'I don't know if it's real or not, but it's $12.99. I've wasted more on worse things,'" she told the Associated Press.
It was real. TheRead More »from Lithograph worth $9,000 found at Wisconsin Goodwill