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Episode 189: Why A Dead Shark Costs $12 Million

Episode 189: Why A Dead Shark Costs $12 Million

NPR - David Kestenbaum , Alex Blumberg

In 2005, artist Damien Hirst's dead shark reportedly sold for $12 million. Meanwhile, a small business owner named Eddie Saunders had a dead shark hanging in his electrical shop for years. He couldn't even sell it for $1.5 million. We wanted to understand this. Why did Hirst's shark go for so …

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