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Would you buy a painting solely based on the fact that it was painted by a person with autism?

Would you be more likely if it was good as well?
My son shows a talent for abstract painting. It's not something that is accepted by elementary school art teachers. He can't make his look like the other kids' stuff,so they say he isn't good,but the stuff he makes on his own is really good
i'm wondering if he could do this for a living.

 
butterflyblue19

Asked by butterflyblue19 at 5:20 PM on Mar. 1, 2013 in Just for Fun

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  • Hmmmm, maybe he can. My DD is not autistic but, loves to paint abstract stuff as well. Some kids just think outside the box.
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 5:22 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • I suspect quite a few people have paid millions of dollars for paintings by people who were autistic...they just didn't have a name for it back then.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 5:25 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • I would buy a painting if I liked it, not based on who painted it
    layh41407

    Answer by layh41407 at 5:22 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • I buy my art based on the way it looks and if it goes with the feel I like for a room. I don't pay much attention to who painted it. Also, it wouldn't surprise me if a lot of very talented creative people have autism and either haven't been diagnosed or it's not known by the public. If he's good, I say go for it.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 5:23 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • No. I would based on if I like it or not. I would buy it solely on the autism factor if the proceeds benefit the Autism Society. Having three with autism myself though I have plenty of art done by an autistic person.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 6:04 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • if i liked it, but was on the fence to buy it...
    artist having autism would make me more apt to buy it


    pics?
    can we have some pics?
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 6:50 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • and my daughter although only 5.5
    already draws, paints, creates differently than her peers
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 6:50 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  •  Like this guy NP?

    butterflyblue19

    Comment by butterflyblue19 (original poster) at 5:37 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

  • I don't have pics of his stuff yet
    butterflyblue19

    Comment by butterflyblue19 (original poster) at 7:36 PM on Mar. 1, 2013

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