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Life Arts    H4'ed 10/13/18

Daily Inspiration — Painting Self-destructs

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Banksy is a British street artist who prefers to remain anonymous and to thumb his nose at the art establishment, though he has become quite a sensation.


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Last week, his most famous painting sold for $1.4 M at a Sotheby's auction. Somehow, the painting figured out what was happening to it, and it launched into its own protest, committing suicide before the astonished eyes of auctioner and auctionee.

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The painting shredded itself. The buyer decided to go ahead with the purchase anyway.

 

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