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Sale on for Banksy painting that self-destructed at auction - Times Union

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Nov 30, -0001 12:00 AM - 2018+ year ago

Sale on for Banksy painting that self-destructed at auction

LONDON (AP) - Sotheby's says the winning bidder for a Banksy painting that self-destructed during an auction last week has decided to go through with the purchase. The auction house says a female European collector was the successful bidder who offered 1.04 million pounds for "Girl With Balloon." Just after the hammer came down, and to the shock of those in the saleroom, the bottom half of the work passed through a shredder concealed in the frame. Sotheby's said Thursday the painting has been retitled "Love... Read More

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