Forget what the economists say — it’s a bull market. At least it was in Austin, Texas this week when former First Daughter Luci Baines Johnson paid $150,000 for “Penny Bull,” a life-size sculpture of a longhorn steer at the auction following the city’s Cow Parade.
It was the highest price ever paid for a Cow Parade sculpture — and it was made by Hartford artist Tao Labossiere. The one-of-a-kind art cows fetch about $7,500 each at auction, on average. Read full story on the Hartford Courant website.