Watch: Banksy’s Art Self-Destructs Immediately After Being Sold for $1.4 Million

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(CD) — With a direct strike towards the grotesque economic inequality that’s ravaging societies across the globe, the artist Banksy pulled off a spectacular stunt Friday evening when a chunk of his art work—a portray titled “Woman With Balloon” which had simply bought for an outrageous $1.four million—self-destructed proper earlier than the eyes of the shocked plutocrats viewing it on the Sotheby’s public sale in London.

With a secret shredder hidden throughout the partitions of the portray’s body, the incident was seize dwell on video and Banksy himself used his Instagram feed to point out the shocked look on the faces of these witnessing the second as he declared: “Going, going, gone…” to his thousands and thousands of followers.


“That is the very best factor I’ve seen in years!” declared one commenter.