Sotheby’s holds online sale of Supreme collection

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 destroyed painting is put on display at German museum

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

Sale of shredded Banksy confirmed, work given new title

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.

‘Urge to destroy is also a creative urge’: Banksy shreds ‘Girl with balloon’ at auction


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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