Banksy painting self-destructs

 
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06 October 2018 09:02
 

The iconoclastic and anonymous British artist, Banksy, pranked the art world again.  This time s/he caused one of his/her pieces to self-destruct moments after being sold at auction for a record price for one of his/her works.

“[It] sold for over a million dollars and as we sat there…the painting started moving,” he said, and added that the painting’s frame, also made by Banksy, acted as a shredder and started to cut the canvas into strips. “[It was] all out confusion then complete excitement,” he explained

https://hyperallergic.com/464419/1-3m-banksy-artwork-self-destructs-at-auction/

 
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06 October 2018 09:26
 

That’s so awesome!

 
 
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06 October 2018 10:34
 

Cool. Never heard of Banksy.

 
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EN - 06 October 2018 10:34 AM

Cool. Never heard of Banksy.

I don’t know much about Banksy, but the guerrilla artist has fun ideas.

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/jun/12/banskey-prints-new-york-stall-fortune-bonhams

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06 October 2018 23:17
 

I just watched Oceans 8 and this guy does an art prank in it, crazy.