• Buyer of Banksy's Prank “Love Is In The Bin” is Keeping Artwork

    1 month ago - By Hypebeast

    Banksy's art prank was huge news at the time and now, following an international furore about how the auctioneers would deal with the aftermath of the unprecedented incident, the buyer will be keeping the art piece. Originally titled “Girl With Balloon” the piece was semi-shredded as soon as it sold at Sotheby's on October 5 for £1.04 million .
    The work soon received a new name and is now titled “Love Is in the Bin,” having been given a certificate by Banksy's authentication body, Pest Control. And now it the buyer of the piece, an avid art collector has spoken out about the incident...
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  • The woman who bought the shredded Banksy artwork is keeping it

    The woman who bought the shredded Banksy artwork is keeping it

    1 month ago - By Dazed Digital

    In a new update over the shredded painting prank by Banksy carried out immediately after it had been purchased at auction, the woman who bought the piece for £1.04 million has made it clear that she plans on keeping it. The famous “Girl With Balloon” has since, in its newly shredded form, been renamed “Love is in the Bin”.
    “When the hammer came down last...
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