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Banksy artwork shredded at auction

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An iconic work by the enigmatic British street artist Banksy was shredded at auction in an act of apparent self sabotage by the artist.

After selling for more that £1m pounds at the exclusive auction house Southeby’s, a shredding mechanism within the picture frame activated, causing the work to be half-destroyed before security were able to step in.

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