Sotheby's, October 5th 2018

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  • Published on 2018-10-06T19:35:01.000Z

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  • UGin
    UGin   2018-10-22T21:41:38.000Z

    Nice

  • Wewearglitter
    Wewearglitter   2018-10-21T07:03:11.000Z

    How did Banksy slip right in with these Stuffy art collectors and not look out of place, unless hes one of them...smh

  • Wewearglitter
    Wewearglitter   2018-10-21T06:53:00.000Z

    But why didn\'t the entire thing shred, why only half? Flaw or purposely??

  • Astro_yyz
    Astro_yyz   2018-10-20T11:49:02.000Z

    Years? What was the power source?

  • Asc4r
    Asc4r   2018-10-19T10:10:54.000Z

    What\'s the name of the picture behind the auctioneer?

  • Дима Геращенко
    Дима Геращенко   2018-10-18T22:34:00.000Z

    Wondering how much is it gonna cost now...

  • Jo Lisa Dukarić
    Jo Lisa Dukarić   2018-10-18T14:05:21.000Z

    Fucking legend. A troll for the history books! Banksy never disappoints. Genius. I can\'t take it.

  • Derek Simon
    Derek Simon   2018-10-18T05:17:51.000Z

    This is an artist\'s work come to complete fruition of it\'s original inception.

  • djmeltdown65
    djmeltdown65   2018-10-18T03:43:18.000Z

    This is retarded. The painting sucks and anyone that bid that much is also retarded. Also the artist should be charged with destruction of property as the gentleman clearly bought the painting before he \"decided\" to shred it. LOCK HIM UP!

  • La Signora Ceppo
    La Signora Ceppo   2018-10-17T23:59:59.000Z

    still questions

  • DrCruel
    DrCruel   2018-10-17T09:08:00.000Z

    Legend.

  • Matbit
    Matbit   2018-10-16T17:07:11.000Z

    groso!

  • K-sis
    K-sis   2018-10-16T06:04:30.000Z

    I think now that half shredded art piece is priceless, at least doubled. Good investment.

  • Der Coor
    Der Coor   2018-10-15T14:17:22.000Z

    I hope you added a bomb there to avoid selling it again shreddered

  • Yugan Dali
    Yugan Dali   2018-10-15T05:37:07.000Z

    What\'s wrong with people, spending that kind of money for a mediocre work? There are tons of much more talented artists. I know that buying junk like that can be used to launder money, but at least, if you\'re laundering money, support talent!

  • F0_0LY
    F0_0LY   2018-10-15T00:15:52.000Z

    *Girl With Balloon has left the group chat*

  • Stephen Parallox
    Stephen Parallox   2018-10-14T21:56:27.000Z

    Truly Legendary!

  • F0_0LY
    F0_0LY   2018-10-14T15:35:43.000Z

    What an evil genius! :O

  • SupaChicNic
    SupaChicNic   2018-10-14T04:03:38.000Z

    Genius. Love the idea of a self destructing artwork.

  • xristos kalandrias
    xristos kalandrias   2018-10-13T21:38:34.000Z

    Everything\'s in order..

  • dicbyrd
    dicbyrd   2018-10-13T14:43:24.000Z

    I researched this. It had a modified clapper in it . Instead of it listening for hands clapping it listens for the sound of a gavel hitting the table.

  • Mr Wolf
    Mr Wolf   2018-10-12T20:37:34.000Z

    I\'m amazed by how that mechanism still worked after so many years (even if perhaps it eventually got stuck). ...But the funniest thing of this is that the buyer now has a unique and much more valuable \"work of art\" (???). ... 3:)

  • Yoices Brox
    Yoices Brox   2018-10-12T19:41:48.000Z

    🔥 🔥 🔥 This will blow y-our mind for sure! 🔥🔥🔥 🔥🔥🔥▶ ◀🔥🔥🔥 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Thank me later.

  • SavvySteak
    SavvySteak   2018-10-12T18:16:37.000Z

    A win

  • Pt0wN973b0iI
    Pt0wN973b0iI   2018-10-12T15:22:27.000Z

    Biggest troll ever!

  • Herkimer Snodgrass
    Herkimer Snodgrass   2018-10-12T15:06:03.000Z

    Why is the paper bright white in the frame, but dull white or brownish when it comes through the shredder? i.e, the intact part in the frame and the shredded part outside the frame look like different pieces of paper. (Not saying they are, but it looks strange.)

  • Mark Travis
    Mark Travis   2018-10-12T14:03:08.000Z

    Why would someone so this. Is there a reason did this?

  • goozlo
    goozlo   2018-10-12T12:30:04.000Z

    What battery did you use and how many years ago and it didn\'t lost it\'s charge? I guess you activated it by remote control, but the receiver consumes too much energy not to drain the battery after weeks, not years. If you managed to do that , you are not an artist , you are the new Tesla and you will get a Nobel price for solving the biggest problem of batteries.

  • Fabien Cazeau
    Fabien Cazeau   2018-10-12T10:28:18.000Z

    De la merde. C\'est de la merde. Calculée, téléphonée, de bourges et pour bourges. Boboksy.

  • Ed Jack
    Ed Jack   2018-10-12T06:59:37.000Z

    Ironically since this is Art the painting should be worth more now, I would definitely buy that painting after, since it has been everywhere on the internet and on the news! #troll #backfired

  • MR. SNAIL
    MR. SNAIL   2018-10-12T06:07:30.000Z

    The prank of the century

  • почта почта
    почта почта   2018-10-11T22:05:30.000Z

    Круто!!! DDDDDDD

  • Austin Delaney
    Austin Delaney   2018-10-11T20:45:47.000Z

    Wow I can draw a girl with a balloon shit art is easy

  • Lauren Desiree
    Lauren Desiree   2018-10-11T20:21:02.000Z

    Savage

  • jamnjam
    jamnjam   2018-10-11T19:56:21.000Z

    He hates that people like his art that much? I don\'t know how to feel about this.

  • Hmoobgai
    Hmoobgai   2018-10-11T19:48:35.000Z

    We all need a good laugh...

  • Hilary Little
    Hilary Little   2018-10-11T17:56:50.000Z

    SO ARE WE JUSY GOING TO IGNORE THE FACT THAT THE BLADES ARE IN SIDEWAYS

  • Peter M
    Peter M   2018-10-11T16:42:19.000Z

    I love it, stick to those inflated auction houses!!!

  • 대장김
    대장김   2018-10-11T12:48:47.000Z

    🐒

  • ziljin
    ziljin   2018-10-11T12:04:19.000Z

    This is modern art!

  • Erin Helgerman
    Erin Helgerman   2018-10-11T11:40:11.000Z

    My art teacher thought this was amazing so she showed it to my class. Ur a legend 😂 but actually tho great job! Ur art is incredible!

  • Mild Autism
    Mild Autism   2018-10-11T10:57:38.000Z

    I don’t see how people are saying this is illegal, it’s his painting right?

  • lαиα loves shoujo єѕт.2013
    lαиα loves shoujo єѕт.2013   2018-10-11T07:58:28.000Z

    ...😂😂😂 fuck em.

  • Nayely M
    Nayely M   2018-10-11T04:47:23.000Z

    was it his painting? I’m lost

  • Rich Buddy
    Rich Buddy   2018-10-11T04:27:30.000Z

    it is a bullshit fake story..... any dumb ass art curator knows a picture isn\'t one foot thick and 25 pounds heavy.. FAKE AS F. totally produced video with actors. GAY. CNN is using this same exact film clip.. from where? who filmed it and knew to keep the camera on it? Who the fuck is going to accept a piece of art without examining it before placing it for auction. FAKE OR DID BANKSY CASH IN AND SOLD THIS PIECE TO THE CURATOR AND THEY WELL KNEW WHAT TO EXPECT.

  • Julio Villeda
    Julio Villeda   2018-10-11T04:23:54.000Z

    We watched this in my art class and apparently not that this was shredded it\'s actually worth more he hated it when his art would be auctioned off it was meant for the people

  • The Music Machine
    The Music Machine   2018-10-11T04:23:04.000Z

    DESTRUCTION: 100

  • Prestons Willis
    Prestons Willis   2018-10-11T04:21:17.000Z

    Banksy is kind of full of himself

  • Jose Gutierrez
    Jose Gutierrez   2018-10-11T03:59:47.000Z

    James Bond 007 shht

  • Albert Garden
    Albert Garden   2018-10-11T03:59:07.000Z

    Black banksy injured his right ring finger when he ordered the cutters. Camera banksy has no knowledge of shredder. Gray lady banksy is too conspicuous. Pink asian beauty banksy turned around too early. Picture girl banksy is alright.

  • Salty Cola
    Salty Cola   2018-10-11T03:57:09.000Z

    This looks scripted asf

  • meme man zero
    meme man zero   2018-10-11T03:07:14.000Z

    I C O N I C

  • Jose_Trocones
    Jose_Trocones   2018-10-11T03:05:47.000Z

    Why tho

  • TechnicalTradesman
    TechnicalTradesman   2018-10-11T03:04:20.000Z

    If it was a \"secret\" shredder. Why is there a window in the back?

  • 787brx8
    787brx8   2018-10-11T03:03:41.000Z

    One should always be willing to destroy their own work! As A ghostwriter...I ruined the Disney Star Wars B version screenplays. However I still have the higher quality originals that need to be destroyed as well. Let \"Er rip!

  • Andrew Sani
    Andrew Sani   2018-10-11T02:53:11.000Z

    0:20 Is that SpongeBob SquarePants on the top screen?!?!

  • The Main Man Ray
    The Main Man Ray   2018-10-11T02:40:34.000Z

    Alright YouTube, that’s enough...a week on my recommendations is enough. You win 😭.

  • WuzWutz
    WuzWutz   2018-10-11T02:22:05.000Z

    FBI: we have no evidence that he did this man under investigation: hold my beer

  • Invalid Input
    Invalid Input   2018-10-11T01:47:52.000Z

    I think this is punishment for spending money on a painting when you could’ve spent all that somewhere more important...art is to be admired and appreciated, not to be owned and forgotten

  • Kenneth Torres II
    Kenneth Torres II   2018-10-11T01:31:52.000Z

    Hilarious

  • Kasey Morist
    Kasey Morist   2018-10-11T01:30:56.000Z

    Even more valuable shreded IMO. You genius!

  • ducky king
    ducky king   2018-10-11T01:28:03.000Z

    Hey I was alive that day

  • Sumayyah Ross
    Sumayyah Ross   2018-10-11T00:31:23.000Z

    But why

  • 1morningstarluxfere
    1morningstarluxfere   2018-10-11T00:24:38.000Z

    Fake news

  • RN Kim
    RN Kim   2018-10-11T00:22:57.000Z

    sure seems like a see through attempt for publicity stunt...it worked...the world is chattering away about some piece of crap painting, made by a Warhol knock off piece of crap artist, sold for gobs of piece of crap fiat dollars, in an elitist piece of crap market place

  • Humburrito Pies
    Humburrito Pies   2018-10-11T00:01:36.000Z

    Banksy is fucking genius

  • Zman Gaming
    Zman Gaming   2018-10-11T00:01:02.000Z

    Just like how the girl’s balloon is flying away, the buyer can no longer have the painting. The girl can still see the balloon and the buyer can still see the painting, but neither of them can get want they want; it’s out of reach.

  • Zman Gaming
    Zman Gaming   2018-10-10T23:58:20.000Z

    I saw this on Reddit

  • Starr love
    Starr love   2018-10-10T23:13:36.000Z

    the lady at 0:56 in the blue she clapped she probably was like good thing I didn\'t buy that

  • kiseter
    kiseter   2018-10-10T22:53:35.000Z

    #37 on trending lol

  • Angelina Cruz
    Angelina Cruz   2018-10-10T22:36:00.000Z

    I can\'t help but think that Mr. T.O.P. would have loved this 🤠

  • You You
    You You   2018-10-10T22:34:41.000Z

    Ahhh the retardation of America...

  • Some Person
    Some Person   2018-10-10T22:27:52.000Z

    Best performance piece yet, fine art is very over valued for something that can be destroyed in seconds.

  • Aesha
    Aesha   2018-10-10T22:19:04.000Z

    Why do you not want it up for auction?

  • Father Homewood
    Father Homewood   2018-10-10T22:13:06.000Z

    Absolute MADLAD!

  • dxd 1356
    dxd 1356   2018-10-10T21:56:41.000Z

    Congratulations you played yourself

  • woo hoo
    woo hoo   2018-10-10T21:47:36.000Z

    You sir are the ultimate stunt queen.

  • Edgar G.
    Edgar G.   2018-10-10T21:45:15.000Z

    Trolls

  • Savage Guy
    Savage Guy   2018-10-10T21:43:03.000Z

    0:48

  • Hush Whisper
    Hush Whisper   2018-10-10T21:26:09.000Z

    Since 2010 no one has proved this fake >

  • Martin Garcia
    Martin Garcia   2018-10-10T21:24:02.000Z

    Am I the only one that heard Katy Perry screaming

  • LegendArySayain
    LegendArySayain   2018-10-10T21:23:16.000Z

    You mean to tell me all I had to do to make 880,000 pounds was paint a kid with a heart shaped ballon and then shred it?

  • Maddy Z
    Maddy Z   2018-10-10T20:55:44.000Z

    My art teacher showed this in class today 😱😂

  • Gobstoper Bomb
    Gobstoper Bomb   2018-10-10T20:10:42.000Z

    How does it work? Is it remote controlled?

  • Ace Rothstein
    Ace Rothstein   2018-10-10T20:02:47.000Z

    \"Banksy\" is gay.

  • Dmitry Andreev
    Dmitry Andreev   2018-10-10T19:06:05.000Z

    Banksy - idiot.

  • Celos
    Celos   2018-10-10T18:52:34.000Z

    Bruh! I just realized that\'s the girl with the balloon that you spray paint on a wall in Infamous: Second Son

  • Dante Aggressor
    Dante Aggressor   2018-10-10T18:23:47.000Z

    #Hamparte

  • Arthur Espinosa
    Arthur Espinosa   2018-10-10T18:18:16.000Z

    Wait what

  • Ado B
    Ado B   2018-10-10T18:11:50.000Z

    Makes the painting even more epic to be honest

  • Ado B
    Ado B   2018-10-10T18:11:09.000Z

    Master troll

  • James Wang
    James Wang   2018-10-10T17:48:11.000Z

    The real story here: Banksy created a battery that could hold its charge for LONGER THAN A YEAR and power a shredder! OMG, the secret of having my Apple Watch last longer than a day is with Banksy all along!!

  • James Wang
    James Wang   2018-10-10T17:46:48.000Z

    So, Banksy created a battery that held its charge to power a shredder for more than a year... Dear Banksy, can you please go and work for Apple instead? Clearly, your advanced knowledge of batteries will help them to finally create an iPhone and Apple Watch that could last longer than a day!!

  • Aion Wild
    Aion Wild   2018-10-10T17:07:44.000Z

    NO WAYYY YOOOOOOOOO

  • Vinson
    Vinson   2018-10-10T16:56:10.000Z

    Hey, was that Pierce Brosnan heading for the door?

  • MommA BeaR
    MommA BeaR   2018-10-10T16:54:24.000Z

    How cool!

  • Noah Gist
    Noah Gist   2018-10-10T16:52:41.000Z

    Greatest art Prank of all time?

  • Liz Blue Bandit
    Liz Blue Bandit   2018-10-10T16:02:41.000Z

    I luv it so much, 😚

  • David Perkins
    David Perkins   2018-10-10T15:31:42.000Z

    Chaotic neutral

  • Liz Gallardo
    Liz Gallardo   2018-10-10T15:25:40.000Z

    🤣😄