British artist Banksy has posted a video of the destruction of his painting “Girl with ball” during a Sotheby’s auction on 5 October in London.
A video of what was cut during the auction at which it sold, appeared on the page in Instagram that is the only verificano page anonymous artist in social networks, according to the Zbruch.
It begins with the words “sokobanja Girls and ball – directing Assembly.”
The publication has the caption: “Some believe that it really was not destroyed. Was.
Some believe that the auction house was with me at the same time. Was not.”
Previously Banksy has already published in nstra short video on how it is specifically embedded in the painting “Girl and ball” device to destroy it in case of sale at auction.
In the extended version of the video filmed this montage again, then shows the atmosphere of the auction house Sotheby’s and as someone presses the button the device starts Jan forging work. At a time when the audience heard the sirens, and the picture self-destructs, it is clear that the leadership of the auction house as bidders, really confusive.
The painting “Girl and ball” got an anonymous collector from Europe for a million pounds. She stated that she will not abandon the destroyed paintings. From October 11 author’s request (through an authorized representative of Pest control) the new work of art called “Love trash” (“Love Is in the Bin”) – although in nstra Banksy calls it “Girl and ball” (“Girl and Balloon”)