Banksy Anonymously Sold His Art in Central Park

By - October 14th, 2013

Banksy Anonymously Sold His Art in Central Park

In one of his most audacious stunts yet, http://banksy.co.uk/” target=”_blank”>Banksy set up a stall in Central Park last Saturday, peddling his stenciled prints for a mere $60 a pop. The elusive street artist had posted on his personal site that he would be “attempting to host an entire show on the streets of New York” throughout the month of October, and for one day, the show had a makeshift gift shop. The only problem — no one was biting. Over the course of the day, only three customers bought prints from the gentleman operating the stall, helpfully labeled “Spray Art.” In a video published on the artist’s YouTube page, we’re told the first sale occurred at 3:30pm, but only after the woman negotiated a 50% discount for two small prints. Some estimates put the $420 worth of art sold that day as being valued at about $225,000. Check out the video below.

Banksy Anonymously Sold His Art in Central Park
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