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The person who purchased Banksy's "Girl With a Balloon" for $1.4 million at a Sotheby's auction is keeping it, even though it was shredded by its own frame. Some analysts say the painting may now be even more valuable. Banksy gave the painting a new name: "Love Is in the Bin."
One of Banksy’s paintings shredded itself after it sold at auction — and now it might be even more valuable
Banksy's "Girl With Balloon" automatically shredded after being sold at auction for $1.4 million. Some experts speculate it may be even more valuable now that it's been destroyed. A representative for Sotheby's said it didn't know the shredder was in the frame.
A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sold for a record price of $48.4 million dollars at an RM Sotheby's Auction in Monterey, California on Saturday. The $48.4 million dollar price tag was the most a vintage car has ever sold for at an auction.
A nude painting just sold in New York for a record-breaking $157 million — here are the 15 most expensive paintings ever sold
This week, Sotheby's New York broke its own sales record, selling Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani's "Nu couché (sur le côté gauche)" for a record-breaking $157.2 million. This sale breaks the top 15 most expensive paintings ever sold via auction or private sale.
Russell Crowe is auctioning off a dinosaur skull that he bought from Leonardo DiCaprio, which has an estimated worth between $35,000 and $40,000.
A BMW sports car once owned by Steve Jobs is going up for auction — and it’s expected to sell for up to $400,000
Steve Jobs bought the BMW Z8 roadster in 2000 after being named permanent CEO of Apple. The car will be put up for auction in December.
A bag that astronauts stuffed full of the first lunar soil samples could be yours for $2 million — just in time for the Apollo 11 mission's 48th anniversary.
The owner has worn it daily for the last 30 years.
There's still demand from collectors, but sellers do not think that this is the best market environment for them.
Asian clients are buying less art, but they're buying such expensive art that it's becoming a bigger share of all art sold.