https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/negkgz/brands-are-jumping-all-over-banksys-art-shredding-stunt-vgtrn

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Twitter Screenshots via Perrier. Last week, Banksy went viral as one of his paintings self-destructed —shredding itself into ribbons and dumping the remains from the bottom of the frame—after being auctioned for $1.1 million. (As the anonymous artist explained on Instagram , the stunt had been planned years in advance.) Immediately, the auctioneers at Sotheby's began discussing whether the shredding had made the painting more valuable, and someone with a limited-edition Banksy print has already shredded it in an effort to increase its value. As you can imagine, it failed miserably. But an entirely unrelated group also made moves to capitalize on the shredding: Brands, willing as ever to co... Full story

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