The canvas autodétruite of Banksy exposed in Germany

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BERLIN | The canvas of the “street-artist” british Banksy, which was, in part, autodétruite at an auction resounding in October, will be exposed during one month in Germany from the 5th of February, announced on Tuesday that the museum Frieder Burda in Baden-Baden.

The work is partially cut into thin strips will thus be presented for the first time to the public since this coup de theatre at Sotheby’s, said the museum in a press release.

“Love is in the bin” will be exhibited until the 3rd of march.

“We expect a large interest in particular young people and admirers of Banksy,” assured Henning Schaper, the director of the museum, quoted in the press release, for which the exposure must participate in a ” democratization consequent of the art “.

At the beginning of October, the destruction partial of this work in front of an audience stunned, just after its acquisition for 1,042 million pounds (approximately$ 1.6 Million) at Sotheby’s in London, had thrown away the disorder in the market of the item

This work in acrylic paint and aerosol, one of the most famous of Banksy, showing a little girl letting fly a red balloon in the shape of a heart.

The mysterious artist from Bristol, who maintains anonymity had claimed this thumbing his nose at the art market, wanting to denounce its ” commodification “.

The buyer of the canvas, a ” collector european “, was subsequently confirmed its decision to acquire the new work created this evening “, announced Sotheby s.