Shredded Banksy canvas sells for record £18.58 million

Shredded Banksy canvas sells for record £18.58 million

Shredded Banksy canvas sells for record £18.58 million A Banksy work, 'Game Changer', was a tribute to NHS staff during the coronavirus pandemic A partially shredded canvas of one of Banksy's most celebrated works sold at auction in London on Thursday for £18.58 million ($25.38 million), a new record for the British artist, three years after the artwork was bought for a fraction of that price. The artwork -- now called "Love is in the Bin" -- sold for nearly £1.1 million at the same Sotheby's auction house location in October 2018, before it dramatically passed through a shredder hidden in the large Victorian-style frame moments later. Thursday evening's sale, which saw nine bidders battle for around 10 minutes for the work formerly called "Girl With Balloon", beats the previous …
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