From keychains to a pinball table, a huge privately-owned collection of Supreme accessories has gone on show in Hong Kong ahead of an online auction. The online-only sale of 1300 items from the US-founded skateboarding and clothing brand is being held by auction house Sotheby’s. The sale is a way for the art broker to “engage the younger generation of collectors”, says Shea Lam, specialist in contemporary art at Sotheby’s.
Banksy’s partially destroyed painting “Love is in the bin” is put on display at the Frieder Burda Museum in Baden-Baden, Germany. The artwork which was partially destroyed during an auction at Sotheby’s, will be on display at the museum until next month. IMAGES of gallery staff hanging up the painting
A comprehensive collection iconic streetwear brand Supreme’s skateboards produced between 1998 and 2018 has been sold for a record $800,000 in on online auction held by Sotheby’s.
Three moon rocks brought to Earth nearly half a century ago and the only known documented lunar samples in private hands, sell for $855,000 in New York, says Sotheby’s.
After street artist Banksy partially shredded one of his own works seconds after it was sold at auction there was uncertainty over what would happen next. But the buyer has confirmed the purchase for over one million pounds, while Banksy has given the ‘damaged’ work a new title, ‘Love is in the bin’. It has been shown again at Sotheby’s, who deny collusion with the artist.
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Famous street artist Banksy has published a video, revealing how he secretly built a shredder into one of his paintings years ago and showing the moment it got ripped to shreds, after selling at auction for $1.1mn at Sotheby’s.
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