Banksy Artwork Self - Destructs!
- 10th October 2018 to 31st October 2018
Quoting Picasso, Banksy has
released a video showing how he secretly built a shredder into the painting
which made headlines around the world when it self destructed at an
auction last week.
case it was ever put up for auction…"
does not show how the shredder was activated, but it is thought to have been
achieved through a remotely activated mechanism within the frame. One of Banksy's
best-known images, Girl with Balloon was one of the star attractions at
Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale. The artwork was signed and dedicated and
the vendor acquired it from the artist in 2006, the auction house said. Following
the shredding, Alex Branczik, Sotheby's senior director, said: "It appears
we just got Banksy-ed."