The price paid in London Friday evening for "Girl with Balloon" matched the artist's previous record at a 2008 auction for another work, Sotheby's said. His name is Banksy and he thinks thatart should not be prostituted by capitalism.
Sotheby's said the buyer of the 2006 work "Balloon Girl", identified only as "a female European collector and a long-standing client of Sotheby's", had made a decision to continue with the purchase at the original price.
Art experts are saying that the "damaged" artwork could now be double in value.
Sotheby'sauction house - where Banksy's art was sold and swiftly destroyed - has said that it is now in discussions with the buyer about what to do next.
While Banksy's stunt involved destroying the classic artwork using a remote device, this person reportedly took a stanley knife to the expensive piece - which is apparently one of just 600 mint condition prints in the world. Banksy also created a documentary file "Exit Through the Gift Shop" that was billed as the first street art disaster movie.
Jamal is a valuable person, an exemplary thinker and a courageous man who has been fighting for his principles. But Riyadh insisted the 59-year-old journalist had left the building and the murder claims were " baseless ".
It is all too well known that Chinese smartphone maker Huawei will launch its Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro on October 16th in London. While most of the spotlight has been on the Mate 20 and the Mate 20 Pro , Huawei has now seemingly teased a third device.
Media captionCCTV footage shows missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Mr Khashoggi has not been seen since he walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week and never came out.
On Thursday, Michael was drenching the Carolinas with heavy rains as it headed toward the Atlantic Ocean as a tropical storm. A New Orleans meteorologist got the rare opportunity to see inside Hurricane Michael and he took a camera along with him.
It's powerful 155mph winds ripped through the coast, flattening homes, flooding roads and leaving more than 400,000 without power. She spoke from the parking lot of a wrecked gas station in Walton County, tilting the camera to show the damage around her.
Recently, the Minnesota Department of Health announced six cases had been reported in children under 10 years old. AFM cases first spiked in the United States in August 2014. "It's incredibly heartbreaking to see this".
The Walmart-backed ecommerce portal is also asking consumers for their email to get notified when the product becomes available. What you do get, however, is an OLED display with an 18:9 aspect, rolling out 2160 x 1080 pixels, for a pretty sharp 443ppi.
Officials are urging residents to be prepared by making sure their cars are filled with gas and hurricane supply kits are stocked. It will weaken into a tropical storm near the Carolinas and Virginia on its way back to the Atlantic Ocean, forecasters said.
The rain is accompanied by strong winds, which when combined with high tides may lead to some coastal impacts due to large waves. The Met Office has issued a number of weather warnings for the unsettled conditions that impact large parts of the country.
It followed a bleak session in Europe, where Germany's Dax and France's Cac 40 had each ended the day more than 2% lower. All of those factors could threaten the impressive profits Corporate America has been reporting this year.
He said: "My solidarity and support goes out to the families and friends of victims and all the affected by these tragic floods". Two British nationals are among the victims of a devastating flood that hit the popular tourist island of Majorca overnight.
Hubble Space Telescope in 'safe mode' after technical snag
The telescope only needs three gyros for it to work properly, while the other three are held in reserve in case of failure. An Anomaly Review Board made up of experts in the field will also convene to investigate and figure out a recovery plan.
Sony Will Let You Change Your PSN ID In Early 2019
Your first ID change will be free of charge, allowing you to erase any embarrassing usernames you may still have. Here's another kicker and the key to why PSN ID changes have been such a struggle for PlayStation to implement.
SpaceX Launch - October 7
A bright light could be seen over the southern sky in northern Nevada on Sunday night, and it came courtesy of SpaceX . SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Reveals Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Will Fly Around the Moon on the Big Falcon Rocket .
10 common signs of mental illness to watch out for
The governor explained that people with mental health problems deserve love, care, understanding and support. People go for a physical health check-up regularly but mental health is always neglected.
Michael strengthens to category 1 hurricane
Hurricane conditions, including heavy rainfall and flash flooding, are expected to lash Cuba on Tuesday, according to the NWS . A Tropical Storm Watch has also been issued from the Alabama-Florida border to the Mississippi-Alabama border.