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Here’s A Wacky Christmas Tree Inspired By Banksy Shredded Painting

After anonymous artist Banksy shocked the art world when his Girl With Red Balloon painting promptly ‘self-destructs’ after being successfully sold in an auction, it inspired a series of memes, along with businesses riding on this act for advertising. It was a shocking act of defiance which I thought will be quickly forgotten. Well, as it turns out, it hasn’t been completely forgotten, at least not by two local artists from West Virginia, U.S.A. Continue reading Here’s A Wacky Christmas Tree Inspired By Banksy Shredded Painting

Banksy’s Painting ‘Self Destructs’ Moments After Successful Bidding

Banksy shocked the world yet again. This time, the elusive England-based street artist’s painting, Girl With Red Balloon, got a Mission Impossible’s ‘self-destruct’ treatment moments after the hammer went down to seal the deal at a cool £1 million (that was inclusive of buyer’s premium, btw), or about US$1.3 million. This is not even a joke. The just-sold painting was destroyed by shredding, right there and then, after someone decided to shell out a million pounds for it. Continue reading Banksy’s Painting ‘Self Destructs’ Moments After Successful Bidding