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"F**king Historical" - Watch Banksy Painting Self-Destruct At Sotheby's Auction

• by Tyler Durdan

The spray-painted canvas "Girl With Balloon" was subjected to furious bidding at the Contemporary Art Evening Sale with a winning bid by telephone, fetching more than three times its pre-sale estimate and a record price for the mysterious artist. Shortly after the auction was concluded, an alarm from within the painting sounded, with most of the artwork emerging from the bottom in strips. Hidden within the base of the frame was a shredder.

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