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Money In The Banksy

Banksy...you know, that street artist who sneaked into the MOMA dressed like Inspector Clouseau and put up his own work, and painted an elephant pink in L.A. to represent poverty (to many this just represented elephant abuse).His prints now sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars at auction.Turns out..




Banksy...you know, that street artist who sneaked into the MOMA dressed like Inspector Clouseau and put up his own work, and painted an elephant pink in L.A. to represent poverty (to many this just represented elephant abuse).

His prints now sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars at auction.

Turns out three of his employees have been selling extra Banksy prints, complete with forged signature, on EBay for a huge mark-up. Banksy's lawyers are all over it. It's tough to democratize art and guard your profits and cachet at the same time.





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