Banksy's Self-Destructing Painting
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 927 , Segment 4
Episode: Conviction Integrity, Wayback Machine, Economics of College Sports
- Oct 23, 2018 11:00 pm
- 16:08 mins
Guest: Elizabeth Legge, Associate Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, University of Toronto. Walking down a street in London or New York, you might see tourists snapping photos of a surreal stencil spray-painted on a public wall. The anonymous street artist Banksy’s work has become so sought-after, some of his pieces have sold for more than $1 million at auction. Did you hear about the Banksy original that self-destructed as soon as the bidding was finished a few weeks ago?