Banksy's Self-Destructing Painting

Banksy's Self-Destructing Painting

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 987 , Segment 2

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  • Jan 17, 2019 11:00 pm
  • 15:06 mins

(Originally aired October 23, 2018) 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 months ago?

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