1 November 2013

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Banksy's Nazi-Themed Picture Auctioned Off For New York Charity

British artist Banksy has donated a "vandalized" oil painting to a New York thrift shop to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for HIV patients and the homeless. It is the latest stunt in the graffiti superstar's month-long pop up exhibition on the streets of the US city which has fascinated hipsters and enraged critics. Bought from and donated back to the same charity shop run by Housing Works, which provides life-saving services to the homeless and HIV/AIDS patients, an online bidding war is now underway for the painting. [...]




Banksy Nazi picture auctioned off for New York charity (via AFP)
British artist Banksy has donated a "vandalized" oil painting to a New York thrift shop to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for HIV patients and the homeless. It is the latest stunt in the graffiti superstar's month-long pop up exhibition on the…





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