“They may not have realized it, but the folks who snapped up as much as $4-million worth of limited-edition prints by artist Takashi Murakami two years ago at the special Louis Vuitton boutique inside his exhibition at L.A.’s Museum of Contemporary Art apparently were getting nicely mounted handbags — minus the snaps and straps.”

Read all (SOME) about it: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/arts/la-et-vuitton23-2009apr23,0,6238759.story