Thursday, October 28, 2021

The half-broken Banks may get more than $5 million at auction

London-After being sold for $1.4 million, Banksy’s art that was shredded by itself for a while is on the market again-the price is several times the previous price.

Auctioneer Sotheby’s said on Friday that “Love in the Trash” will be auctioned in London on October 14. The pre-sale estimate for this work is 4 million to 6 million pounds (US$5.5 million to US$8.3 million).

It consists of a half-shredded canvas with a spray-painted image of a girl reaching for a heart-shaped red balloon.

Known as the “Girl with Balloons” at the time, this work was auctioned at Sotheby’s in October 2018. When an anonymous European buyer won the bid, Banksy’s hidden paper shredder embedded in the frame whizzed past, leaving half of the canvas hanging on the frame. Strip frame.

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The buyer decides to continue buying-if the picture reaches its estimated price, the decision will be correct.

This artwork will be exhibited in London, Hong Kong, Taipei and New York before the auction next month.​​​

Bansky, who has not confirmed his full identity, began his painting career in Bristol, England, and became one of the most famous artists in the world.

“The girl with a balloon” was originally printed on the wall in east London and was copied endlessly, becoming one of Banksy’s most famous images.


This News Originally From – The Epoch Times

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