Russian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy

© REUTERS / Luke MacGregorСотрудник with the work of the artist Banksy’s Girl and balloon at the auction house Bonhams in LondonRussian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© REUTERS / Luke MacGregor

The self-destruction of a painting by Banksy at Sotheby’s auction can make it unique and increase the cost, but there is the possibility that the auction will have to pay the buyer back cost of this work, if it abandons its acquisition, told RIA Novosti Director of the auction house «Russian enamel» Sergei Burmistrov.

One of the most famous works of artist Banksy «Girl with balloon» self-destructed right after it was sold at Sotheby’s auction in London for $ 1.4 million. In 2006, the artist executed the only copy of the painting with acrylic paints on canvas. The work was signed in a heavy gilt frame, which, as it turned out, was built shredder. During the auction immediately after the fall of the hammer in the frame turned on the paper shredder, which ripped up the canvas into small strips.

«After the destruction of the picture on the auction is not clear whether it was cost zero dollars or skyrocketed in price. Such as «Girl with ball», can be repeated by any professional artist, but we’re not just buying the name, but also your emotions that don’t compare to anything else. Banksy is not a simple artist he is constantly accompanied by scandals. This scandal destroyed can bring a picture in category unique events years,» said Burmistrov.

He noted that contemporary art is a very unexpected action, which «gives an explosive result.» «Of course, paid for the painting is in good condition and no loss. It is possible that the product increased in price. I think Sotheby’s would be happy if the buyer will take the lot, otherwise the auction will have to answer: to pay back cost of the painting,» — said the Director of the auction house.

He noted that there are two versions of Banksy’s motives. According to the first, the artist proved that his work is worth the money it really a brilliant organizer of performances. The second possible motive is to attract media attention, it is possible that there may be some joint action auction houses and artist, says Burmistrov.

Mysterious artist: the work of street artist Banksy© REUTERS / Luke MacGregorКартина «Girl with balloon» was done by an artist in a single copy in 2006. Immediately after the sale at Sotheby’s auction for $ 1.4 million work damaged is built into the frame of the shredder.Russian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© REUTERS / Luke MacGregorКартина «Girl with balloon» was done by an artist in a single copy in 2006. Immediately after the sale at Sotheby’s auction for $ 1.4 million work damaged is built into the frame of the shredder.© AP Photo / Kevin FrayerНа throughout his career Banksy manages to remain anonymous. It is assumed that he was born in Bristol, because in this city began to appear in his work.
photo: Graffiti by Banksy in Bethlehem. Russian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© AP Photo / Kevin FrayerНа throughout his career Banksy manages to remain anonymous. It is assumed that he was born in Bristol, because in this city began to appear in his work.
photo: Graffiti by Banksy in Bethlehem. © AP Photo / Bebeto MatthewsВ 2011 on the online auction site eBay has been exposed a lot, the owner of which offered to name the real name of Banksy. The resource administration removed the lot because he was intangible. Then he put on sale a piece of paper on which is written the name of the artist. In the course of trading the price reached nearly one million dollars. However, this lot was later also withdrawn.
Photo: graffiti by Banksy on a wall in new YorkRussian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© AP Photo / Bebeto MatthewsВ 2011 on the online auction site eBay has been exposed a lot, the owner of which offered to name the real name of Banksy. The resource administration removed the lot because he was intangible. Then he put on sale a piece of paper on which is written the name of the artist. In the course of trading the price reached nearly one million dollars. However, this lot was later also withdrawn.
Photo: graffiti by Banksy on a wall in new York© AFP 2018 / Gabriel Wooot all the works of Banksy have political or social overtones. The artist boldly denounces the evils of modern society. «It takes a lot of courage to anonymously Express themselves in a Western democracy and to demand what no one but you believes, for example, peace, justice and freedom,» he notes in his book «Wall and Piece».
Photo: passers-by have photographed Banksy graffiti in CaliforniaRussian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© AFP 2018 / Gabriel Wooot all the works of Banksy have political or social overtones. The artist boldly denounces the evils of modern society. «It takes a lot of courage to anonymously Express themselves in a Western democracy and to demand what no one but you believes, for example, peace, justice and freedom,» he notes in his book «Wall and Piece».
Photo: passers-by have photographed Banksy graffiti in California© AFP 2018 / Thomas Saejv his work Banksy is a frequent speaker in defence of street art. «It’s always easier to get forgiveness than permission,» he said.
Photo: graffiti by Banksy on the wall of a gas station in BethlehemRussian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© AFP 2018 / Thomas Saejv his work Banksy is a frequent speaker in defence of street art. «It’s always easier to get forgiveness than permission,» he said.
Photo: graffiti by Banksy on the wall of a gas station in Bethlehem© AP Photo / Thibault Sametotal Banksy is no stranger to ironic motives. In 2004, the Louvre exhibited his work with the words: «as my sister threw all my pictures and when I asked where they shrugged their shoulders and said, «You’d think they will ever hang in the Louvre».
Photo: passers-by have Banksy graffiti in ParisRussian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© AP Photo / Thibault Sametotal Banksy is no stranger to ironic motives. In 2004, the Louvre exhibited his work with the words: «as my sister threw all my pictures and when I asked where they shrugged their shoulders and said, «You’d think they will ever hang in the Louvre».
Photo: passers-by have Banksy graffiti in Paris© AP Photo / Kevin FrayerСлучай with the picture on the auction is not the first provocation of the artist associated with own work: in 2013, the original painting with his signature in one day sold in the Central Park in new York for $ 60 each.
Photo: Banksy graffiti in BethlehemRussian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© AP Photo / Kevin FrayerСлучай with the picture on the auction is not the first provocation of the artist associated with own work: in 2013, the original painting with his signature in one day sold in the Central Park in new York for $ 60 each.
Photo: Banksy graffiti in Bethlehem© AP Photo / Michel SpinglerХудожника is distinguished by the attention to detail. He portrayed Steve jobs in the form of a migrant on the wall camps for refugees in Calais. Father of Steve jobs was indeed a migrant from Syria. Commenting on his drawing, Banksy wrote that the company, founded by the son of a migrant pays seven billion dollars in taxes.Russian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© AP Photo / Michel SpinglerХудожника is distinguished by the attention to detail. He portrayed Steve jobs in the form of a migrant on the wall camps for refugees in Calais. Father of Steve jobs was indeed a migrant from Syria. Commenting on his drawing, Banksy wrote that the company, founded by the son of a migrant pays seven billion dollars in taxes.© AFP 2018 / Voice Gabriel also did not hesitate to openly mock the buyers of their works at auctions, and one time he commented on another past lot on his website, writing, «I can’t believe you morons buy this d****about».
Photo: graffiti by Banksy on a wall in Los AngelesRussian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© AFP 2018 / Voice Gabriel also did not hesitate to openly mock the buyers of their works at auctions, and one time he commented on another past lot on his website, writing, «I can’t believe you morons buy this d****about».
Photo: graffiti by Banksy on a wall in Los Angeles© AFP 2018 / Geoff CaddickНесмотря that Banksy has positioned itself as «the elusive artist-rebel», his name became one of the most successful commercial art projects of our time.
Photo: graffiti by Banksy on the wall of a primary school in BristolRussian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© AFP 2018 / Geoff CaddickНесмотря that Banksy has positioned itself as «the elusive artist-rebel», his name became one of the most successful commercial art projects of our time.
Photo: graffiti by Banksy on the wall of a primary school in Bristol© 2018 AFP / Carl de SouzaКогда one of the visitors of the exhibition of works by Banksy in Moscow, thanked the artist in Instagram, he said that nothing about the show doesn’t know. Fan advised him to go to court, what the artist said that he is not the right person to complain about the posting of pictures without permission. As later stated by the organizers, they agreed with the owners of the works.
Photo: a visitor at the portrait of Winston Churchill the work of British artist Banksy at an exhibition in LondonRussian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© AFP 2018 / Carl de SouzaКогда one of the visitors of the exhibition of works by Banksy in Moscow, thanked the artist in Instagram, he said that nothing about the show doesn’t know. Fan advised him to go to court, what the artist said that he is not the right person to complain about the posting of pictures without permission. As later stated by the organizers, they agreed with the owners of the works.
Photo: a visitor at the portrait of Winston Churchill the work of British artist Banksy at an exhibition in London© AFP 2018 / Carl de SouzaЗа works of the artist «hunt» not only participants of the auctions, but also world stars: several paintings acquired Christina Aguilera and Kate moss.
Photo: portraits of Kate moss artist’s work Banksy in the auction house Bonhams in LondonRussian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© AFP 2018 / Carl de SouzaЗа works of the artist «hunt» not only participants of the auctions, but also world stars: several paintings acquired Christina Aguilera and Kate moss.
Photo: portraits of Kate moss artist’s work Banksy in the auction house Bonhams in London© AP Photo / PA / Victoria Opposlte Banksy still manages to keep his identity a mystery, some speculate that this group of artists, not one person.
In the photo: employee of the National Museum of Britain holds a work by Banksy called «Pechansky stone»Russian auctioneer commented on the destruction of the painting Banksy© AP Photo / PA / Victoria Opposlte Banksy still manages to keep his identity a mystery, some speculate that this group of artists, not one person.
In the photo: employee of the National Museum of Britain holds a work by Banksy called «Pechansky stone» / the Representatives of Sotheby’s said that the face such action for the first time. According to them, this incident went down in world art history. The auction house added that he had contacted the buyer, he was «surprised». Now we discuss the next steps. According to auction rules, the buyer is entitled to reject the lot, if it was damaged.

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