"The Hands Resist Him" is a 1972 painting by California artist Bill Stoneham. According to his website, both the owner of the gallery that displayed the painting and the Los Angeles Times art critic who reviewed it were dead within one year of the exhibit.
According to the BBC News, the work was listed on eBay in 2000 by a seller claiming that the image had changed overnight, a phenomenon allegedly captured by her husband on webcam. It sold for $1,050, more than five times its $199 opening price. U.K.-based writer Darren K. O'Neill is developing a film based on its story.