Banksy piece self destructs moments after it’s auctioned for 1.4 mil

Discussion in 'New Roundtable' started by LaSalleAve, Oct 6, 2018.

  1. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2008
    Messages:
    43,992
    Likes Received:
    17,961
  2. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2002
    Messages:
    38,411
    Likes Received:
    15,719
  3. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2008
    Messages:
    43,992
    Likes Received:
    17,961
    I’m not sure anyone knows who Bansky really is.
     
    GregLSU likes this.
  4. Bengal B

    Bengal B Founding Member

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2002
    Messages:
    38,411
    Likes Received:
    15,719
    Bruce Wayne or Clark Kent.
     
  5. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2008
    Messages:
    43,992
    Likes Received:
    17,961
    There is speculation he is Robert Del Naja who is in the band Massive Attack (one of my favs) but no one has ever truly identified him.

    What’s crazy is this painting is probably worth more now shredded.
     
  6. fanatic

    fanatic Evil Morty lives...

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2003
    Messages:
    10,425
    Likes Received:
    2,777
    https://www.cnn.com/style/article/banksy-painting-self-destructs-auction-trnd/index.html

    That's what I was going to say. Dude that bought it probably still wants it because the value just escalated especially since you can still see the picture, even though it was shredded.
     
  7. tirk

    tirk im the lyrical jessie james

    Joined:
    Feb 4, 2004
    Messages:
    44,074
    Likes Received:
    17,495
    Probably a ruse by everyone involved.
     
    GiantDuckFan and shane0911 like this.
  8. shane0911

    shane0911 Helping lost idiots find their village Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2005
    Messages:
    26,796
    Likes Received:
    14,281
    Never heard of either of them
     
  9. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2008
    Messages:
    43,992
    Likes Received:
    17,961
    Street artist. There is a doc on HBO about him pretty interesting
     

Share This Page