Monday, October 22, 2007

Banksey makin $$BANK$$ in the U.K

Banksy gets the white glove treatment he’s always dreamed of at Bonham’s in London…
Ten of BANKSY’s early works go up for grabs on Wednesday, October 24th, when BONHAM’s “Vision 21” art auction—which also includes notable pieces by Damien Hirst, Marc Newson, and Tracey Emin, among others—gets underway. It’s interesting to watch the cycle of buying and flipping of the work of London’s foremost street artist, especially if you’re one of the lucky sods who managed to snag an original piece for $500 at his early shows.The works in this auction are CONSERVATIVELY estimated to fetch somewhere between $10,000—$160,000 USD, but people involved with the sale expect to see sale prices at least 2-3 times over speculation. Read more from SUPERTOUCH blog here

“Horse on Steel,”
Estimate: £5,000-8,000

“Avon and Somerset Constabulary”, 2000,
‘Estimate: £60,000-80,000

“Balloon Girl”, 2003,
Estimate: £20,000-30,000

“Playmate of the Month’, 2000,
Estimate: £20,000-30,000

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