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art crimes

art crimes

Why Doesn’t Banksy Just Disown His ‘Stolen’ Piece?

A different Banksy. (Courtesy Getty Images)

Politicians and Banksy fans have rallied together to try and stop the sale of a a piece by the artist, Slave Labour, that recently disappeared from a wall in North London. The piece is expected to sell for up to $700,000 tomorrow at a Miami auction house, whose owner assures the public that the piece has good provenance and was not in fact stolen. Read More