"Girl with ball" still bought it

Banksy planned the artwork’s self-destruction years ago More

So when one of his famous paintings got resold into an auction for $1.4 million, he devised a devious frame that shredded the painting automatically after it got sold to the highest bidder.

"Following his surprise intervention on the night, we are pleased to confirm the sale. the first artwork in history to have been created live during an auction".

It will go to auction on November 19 in Los Angeles, alongside other works by the mysterious street artist.

The new work has been given a new title, Love Is In The Bin, and has been granted a certificate by Pest Control, Banksy's authentication body.

Sotheby's said this was "certainly" the first time a work of art started to shred itself after coming under the hammer.

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Banksy's Girl With Balloon (2006) self-destructed at the end of a Sotheby's auction.

Yesterday, Banksy posted a video on his Instagram account explaining how he installed the shredder in the frame without anyone knowing.

The auction house was not immediately available for comment on the whereabouts of the painting's remains, or how its value might have changed in light of its self-destruction. This was announced Thursday by the auction house. He stated that it had been renamed to "Love is in the Bin" (love is in the trash) after the event.

BanksyAccording to Wikipedia: "Banksy is an anonymous England-based street artist, vandal, political activist, and film director.[1] His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique". Still, it was a brilliant show, though he really could have used cross-shredded instead.

"A man dressed in black sporting sunglasses and a hat was seen scuffling with security guards near the entrance to Sotheby's shortly after the incident", Art Newspaper also reported. He filmed people as they passed by sure that the work was fake since because of the price.

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