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USA: Bansky's art goes from the streets to Julien's Auctions of Beverly Hills02:30

USA: Bansky's art goes from the streets to Julien's Auctions of Beverly Hills

United States, Los Angeles
October 1, 2015 at 07:42 GMT -00:00 · Published

Eleven works created by the graffiti artist and political activist Bansky were auctioned in Beverly Hills, some of them for a record price, during Wednesday's event at Julien's Auctions.

A number of 47 works of various artists - including 2wenty, Shepard Fairey and Rene Gagnon - with an estimated worth of $2.1 million (€1.88 million) were auctioned in a single day. Banksy's "Donkey Documents" was sold for a record price of $190,000 (€170,000).

The British-born artist, whose identity remains a mystery, recently opened a thematic park called 'Dismaland.' The "Bemusement Park" in Weston-super-Mare is filled with politically-poignant pieces, including a huge sculpture depicting a city in riot, gangster puppet shows, an atomic cloud sculpture and a David Cameron piece.

USA: Bansky's art goes from the streets to Julien's Auctions of Beverly Hills02:30
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Eleven works created by the graffiti artist and political activist Bansky were auctioned in Beverly Hills, some of them for a record price, during Wednesday's event at Julien's Auctions.

A number of 47 works of various artists - including 2wenty, Shepard Fairey and Rene Gagnon - with an estimated worth of $2.1 million (€1.88 million) were auctioned in a single day. Banksy's "Donkey Documents" was sold for a record price of $190,000 (€170,000).

The British-born artist, whose identity remains a mystery, recently opened a thematic park called 'Dismaland.' The "Bemusement Park" in Weston-super-Mare is filled with politically-poignant pieces, including a huge sculpture depicting a city in riot, gangster puppet shows, an atomic cloud sculpture and a David Cameron piece.

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