Banksy’s Shredding Artwork Is Auctioned for $25.4 Million at Sotheby’s

Banksy’s Shredding Artwork Is Auctioned for $25.4 Million at Sotheby’s

Banksy’s Shredding Artwork Is Auctioned for $25.4 Million at Sotheby’s “Love Is in the Bin,” originally titled “Girl With Balloon,” was resold. It had been partially shredded after it was bought at a Sotheby’s auction in 2018. LONDON — The Banksy painting that sensationally self-destructed three years ago after selling for $1.4 million at auction was resold by Sotheby’s Thursday for 18.6 million pounds, or $25.4 million, a record for the artist. The work, retitled by Banksy “Love Is in the Bin,” had been estimated to sell for $5.5 million to $8.2 million. After competition from a total of nine bidders, it was bought by a client on a telephone for a price that more than doubled Banksy’s previous auction record of $12.1 million, given for his painting “Devolved Parliament,” …
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