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Spoiled during the auction the work of street art artist Banksy Girl with Balloon (“Girl with ball”) suddenly increased in price. Reported by the Daily Mail.
Cropping pictures that the unknown woman-a collector bought for 1 000 042 GBP, renamed Love Is In The Bin (“Love in a trash can”). “When the hammer fell, and the work of self-destructed, I was in shock. But then I realized that now I own a piece of history of art,” shared the new owner of the work.
Co-founder of the organization of MyArtBroker art dealer Sier Joey (Joey Syer) called the purchase a wise decision. “In the cut state, the painting Banksy has become a part of history. According to our calculations, its price has increased at least 50 per cent and reached two million pounds,” commented Sier.
On Friday, October 5, picture of Banksy has self-destructed via shredder at the auction house Sotheby’s in London immediately after the final hammer blow. “Banksy made us. We have never encountered a similar situation in the past,” — commented on the incident, the Director of Sotheby’s Alex Branik.
Video, photo All from Russia.