Mr. Grey binds a piece called “Honeybear #1” by Kurt B.Leanna Garfield/Business Insider
Mr. Grey — no, not the one from “50 Shades” — curates an art collection with pieces so costly that few people can means them.
The 21-year-old eccentric curator, who prefers to keep his anonymity, works with artists who have forged out a new niche in Manhattan’s art scene: high-end potion pipes and bongs.
It’s a marketplace that’s blowing up, he says, interjection to the growing legalization of marijuana across the country. In the past three years alone, nine states have ratified cannabis for recreational or medicinal use, bringing the sum to 28 states and Washington, DC that have decriminalized the drug.
Grey tells Business Insider that the new laws are enlivening artists lerned in glassblowing, to examination with cannabis potion pattern and create extravagant works of art.
He recently showcased 30 pieces in his two-story unit in New York City. We got an inside demeanour at the equipment in the curated collection, which cost up to $300,000.