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Banksy's ‘Director's Cut' of His $1.4M Art Getting Shredded at Auction

3 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

One of the biggest stories in the art world this year was street artist Banksy having his painting “self-destruct” just moments after the work sold for nearly $1.4 million at...
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Banksy Says His Shredding Prank Misfired: ‘In Rehearsals It Worked Every Time'

3 days ago   |   NY Times

The mechanism that cut apart the $1.4 million “Girl With Balloon” jammed, the artist revealed in a video. The work was meant to be completely destroyed.
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"Banksy Does New York": Banksy and Hannah Arendt

4 days ago   |   Carol Diehl's Art Vent

The HBO documentary, “ Banksy Does New York ” reviews the anonymous British street artist's month-long self-styled "residency" in New York where, in October of 2013, he...
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Banksy and the Problem with Writing About Stuff You Haven't Been To

4 days ago   |   Carol Diehl's Art Vent   |   2 articles

One of Banksy 's many talents is getting people in the public sphere to reveal themselves at their most self-serving. Like turning over a rock, his Dismaland has brought to...
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Banksy and the Problem of Writing about Humor You Don't Get

Banksy and the Problem of Writing about Humor You Don't Get

4 days ago   |   Carol Diehl's Art Vent   |   2 articles

In a previous post I called out Dan Brooks in his NY Times essay, “ Banksy and the Problem with Sarcastic Art ” for writing a negative critique of Banksy's pop-up theme park...
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Hello, back again, for Banksy

Hello, back again, for Banksy

4 days ago   |   Carol Diehl's Art Vent

At 6:30 last Friday morning I was waiting for the BBC to contact me with details about Banksy's latest project - a hotel in East Jerusalem, named the “Walled-Off.” The day...
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Mysterious Banksy Shreds Painting

Mysterious Banksy Shreds Painting

12 days ago   |   Huffington Post

No one knows exactly why Banksy pulled of his latest stunt: shredding a painting just after it was auctioned off for $1.4 million.
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How Banksy's Prank Might Boost His Prices: ‘It's a Part of Art History'

13 days ago   |   NY Times

The artist's remotely shredded “Girl With Balloon” was meant to poke fun at excesses of the auction world. Yet now his prices look set to soar.
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Banksy Painting Self-Destructs Immediately After Being Sold For $1.4 Million

Banksy Painting Self-Destructs Immediately After Being Sold For $1.4 Million

14 days ago   |   Huffington Post

The "Girl With Balloon" painting passed through a shredder hidden in the frame.
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Banksy Painting Spontaneously Shreds Itself Moments After Selling for $1.3 Million at Sotheby's

Banksy Painting Spontaneously Shreds Itself Moments After Selling for $1.3 Million at Sotheby's

14 days ago   |   Colossal

Image via Banksy It was 2003 when Banksy , following a record-breaking auction result for one of his canvases, created a harsh critique of the art market widely known as the...
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