Banksy: Shredding Prank Misfired

On 5th October at Sotheby's in London a print of Banksy’s famous 'Girl with a Balloon' started to shred through the fame it was in moments after the work was won on a bid. The shredding stopped half way through leaving the top half saved, but that reportedly is not what was meant to happen...

In a clip posted on YouTube on Wednesday the artist suggested that he had meant for the painting to be completely destroyed.

Check it out below.