Raging Art-On - Art 3

  • Aired:  03/23/11
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Stephen dances to Snoop Dogg with Simon de Pury and offers to personally hang his portrait in the winning bidder's walk-in cocaine closet. (7:38)

[LAUGHTER]

BUT FIRST ALL WEEK I'VE BROUGHT

YOU EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF THE

SALE OF MY PORTRAIT TO BENEFIT

SCHOOL ARTS PROGRAMS THROUGH

DONORSCHOOSE.COM.

TONIGHT THE BIG AUCTION ITSELF

IN THE DRAMATIC CONCLUSION OF.

♪ ♪

STEPHEN COLBERT'S RAGING ART ON,

SALE OF THE CENTUR-ME.

I MEET WITH THE ESTEEMED AUGSEER

WHERE WE RAPPED ABOUT ART AND

CHATTED ABOUT THE RAP.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE RAP SONG.

>> CAN I TELL YOU WHO MY

FAVORITE RAP ARTIST IS.

>> Stephen: OKAY.

>> SNOOPY DOG.

>> Stephen: HE'S GOOD, TOO.

THEN I SPHAOZED -- SCHMOOZED.

THEN THE DAY OF AUCTION HAD

COME.

A RIFFED READY TO MAKE MY

HAPPENING HAPPEN.

>> IT'S HAPPENING.

IT'S HAPPENING.

[LAUGHTER]

WHERE IS IT HAPPENING?

WHY ISN'T IT HAPPENING?

WHERE IS IT HAPPENING?

MY PORTRAIT WAS READY.

I WAS READY BUT WAS THE

AUCTIONEER READY.

I HAD TO MAKE SURE SIMONE DE

PARIS WAS READY TO SELL.

I'M EXCITED. IS IT HAPPENING?

>> IT IS HAPPENING.

>> Stephen: FEELS LIKE IT'S

HAPPENING.

ALL RIGHT.

NOW, YOU ARE GOING TO BE

THROUGHOUT SELLING MY PORTRAIT.

HOW MANY HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE HAVE

EXPRESSED INTEREST SO FAR?

>> IT'S VERY DIFFICULT TO GAUGE

INTEREST.

>> Stephen: BALLPARK HERE.

HOW MANY HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE HAVE

SAID YEAH, I'M INTERESTED IN

THAT.

>> ,PHONE WHO HAVE --

[LAUGHTER]

-- EXPRESSED AN INTEREST.

>> Stephen: AND HOW MANY, 60

IN THE ROOM.

GIVE ME A NUMBER.

YOU ARE NOT GOING TO HURT MY

FEELS.

>> IT'S A LOW NUMBER.

ESPECIALLY WITH A NEW ARTIST YOU

HAVE PEOPLE COMING OUT OF THE

BUSH WHO ARE NOT EXPECTED.

>> Stephen: ARE WE GOING TO

PUT THE BUSH NEXT TO THE WOOD

WORK?

>> YOU NEED TWO TO REALLY GO

FEVERISHLY FOR IT.

>> Stephen: IS THAT STILL

HAPPEN SOMETHING IN.

>> WE'LL SEE.

>> Stephen: SORRY YOU ARE

SHAKING ME A LITTLE BIT HERE.

IT'S HAPPENING AND NOW WE'LL SEE

WHETHER IT'S HAPPENING?

>> WE HOPE IT WILL GO WELL.

IT HASN'T BEEN OVERALL TOO MUCH

INTEREST.

[LAUGHTER]

HOW DO YOU GET PSYCHED FOR AN

AUCTION?

>> I GET PSYCHED BY ISOLATING

MYSELF BEFORE AN AUCTION.

>> Stephen: LISTEN TO MUSIC TO

GET PSYCHED UP.

I BROUGHT SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE.

♪ ♪

>> NOW WE'RE TALKING [SNOOP DOGG

PLAYING] LOVE IT.

LOVE IT (bleep) THIS IS REALLY

GOOD.

EXCELLENT.

THAT GETS ME INTO IT.

>> Stephen: WITH MY MIND ON MY

MONEY AND MY MONEY ON MIND ♪

♪ SIPPING ON GIN AND JUICE ♪

♪ LAID BACK ♪

WITH MY MIND ON MY MONEY AND MY

MONEY ON MY MIND ♪

♪ BLEEP ♪

STAOFRPBLGTS WE'RE READY TO GO,

BABY.

WE'RE READY TO GO.

IT'S HAPPENING.

IT IS HAPPENING!

♪ ♪

WE WERE READY TO GO.

IT WAS HAPPENING.

>> GOOD AFTERNOON, LADIES AND

GENTLEMEN.

WELCOME TO THE AUCTION FOR LOT

NUMBER ONE.

WE'LL START AT -- [SILENCE]

>> $1.

>> I HAVE $1 ANY MORE THAN JUST

$1?

TWO, THREE, FOUR, FIVE, SIX,

SEVEN, EIGHT, NINE, TEN, 20, 30,

40RBGS 400, 1,000, 3,000, 4,000,

5,000, 6,000.

7,000 ON MY LEFT.

8:00,000 9,,000.

WILL YOU PAY $12,000?

$13,000, $14014 DHORKS AGAINST

YOU.

$15,000.

$16,000 AGAINST YOU.

$17,000 --

[LAUGHTER]

$18,000.

$19,000.

I HAVE $25,000.

WE HAVE $22,000.

>> Stephen: HIGHER!

>> WE HAVE $22,000.

ARE YOU BIDDING, SIR?

ARE YOU BIDDING?

NO, YOU'RE NOT.

$22,000, $23,000, WILL YOU SAY

$24,000?

>> Stephen: THE BIDDING HAD

STALLED.

I SPRANG INTO ACTION.

>> AT $24,000 NOW AND WE HAVE --

I BELIEVE IT'S THE ARTIST

HIMSELF WINNING.

>> Stephen: THANK YOU YOU SO

MUCH.

PARDON ME.

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

>> THANK YOU, SO MUCH, STEPHEN.

>> Stephen: I WOULD LIKE TO

APOLL GUYS FOR -- APOLOGIZE FOR

PHIL.

HE'S NOT ASKING ENOUGH MONEY

FROM ALL OF YOU YOU.

IT'S UNSULTING TO THOSE OF YOU

WITH MONEY.

REMEMBER WE'RE DOING THIS FOR

CHILDREN.

THIS IS HELPING CHILDREN.

IF YOU ARE NOT RAISING YOUR

PADDLE, THAT MEANS YOU YOU HATE

CHILDREN.

OKAY, ALL OF YOU YOU.

WHAT IF I HAD A XEROX WOULD TWO

PEOPLE BUY IT FOR $23,000.

IT'S THAT EASY.

THIS IS PRINTED OUT AT KINKO'S.

>> I BELIEVE WE HAVE $25,000.

>> Stephen: $25,000.

IF YOU LIVE IN THE NEW YORK,LY

PERSONALLY HANG THIS PORTRAIT.

I WILL COME TO YOUR APARTMENT

HOME, YACHT, PRIVATE YET ON THE

TARMAC, I WILL HANG THE PORTRAIT

IN YOUR WALK-IN COCAINE CLOSET.

ANYBODY?

$26,000, GOING ONCE.

$26,000 GOING TWICE, $26,000

SOLD!

THAT'S RIGHT.

$26,000.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

BUT I CAN GAINED FAR MORE.

A PRICELESS JOURNEY WHERE HE

WENT FROM CELEBRATED TELEVISION

HOST TO TELL SEL GREATED ARTIST

AND TELEVISION HOST.

I HAD MADE SOME FRIENDS AND

BUSTED SOME MOVES.

YES, AMERICA, YOU SAW IT HERE.

IT HAPPENED.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

THANKS SO MUCH.

AND, FOLKS, -- FOLKS, I HAVE TO

SAY, I AM HAPPY AND THRILLED TO

REPORT THAT MY BEST FRIEND FOR

SIX MONTHS, JIMMY FALLON WILL BE

MATCHING THAT $26,000 TO

DONORSCHOOSE.ORG.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

WOW.

THAT IS A LOT OF MONEY.

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