Banksy buyer: I’ll pay in full

The Herald - - NEWS -

THE buyer of a work of art by artist Banksy which was par­tially shred­ded af­ter its sale for £1 mil­lion has agreed to pay in full and will keep the work.

Girl With Bal­loon was bought for £1.04m by a Euro­pean art col­lec­tor, but al­most as soon as the ham­mer fell, the can­vas was passed through a se­cret shred­der hid­den in the large frame.

The buyer, who has not been named, said: “I was at first shocked, but grad­u­ally I be­gan to re­alise that I would end up with my own piece of art his­tory.”

„ The art was shred­ded it­self af­ter be­ing sold.

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