10/10/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez VISUAL ART: Banksy Painting Self Destructs After $1.4 Million Sale

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

A rare Bansky artwork, Girl With a Balloon (2006), self-destructed moments after it was sold for a record setting bid of $1.4 million at Sotheby in New York City. Immediately after the sale, the artwork set off an alarm and its canvas slipped through a shredder built inside the faux-gilt frame, essentially destroying itself.

Banksy Painting Self Destructs After $1.4 Million Sale

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