Banksy set to shred art sale records again

If the sale achieves its high estimate, the painting will have appreciated nearly 500% in almost three years

05 September 2021 - 00:09 By

In 2018, a painting by Banksy began to self-destruct while it was on the auction block at Sotheby's in London.

Just after the spray-painted artwork of a girl holding a balloon sold for about £1m (about R20m), an alarm went off and the work slowly began to pass through a shredder hidden inside the frame...

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