This is pretty clever.
Infamous street artist Banksy — who is in NYC for the entire month revealing new pieces of graffiti or art installations every day — took to the streets and sold original versions of his famous art at cut-rate prices.
The catch: The average passerby would have had no idea that the seller was really “Banksy” as opposed to a normal street huckster trying to make a buck on cheap prints using the artist’s famous images.
Banksy posted the following video, which was captured by secret camera, to his website:
Yesterday I set up a stall in the park selling 100% authentic original signed Banksy canvases.
For $US60 each.
Please note: This was a one off. The stall will not be there again today.
Banksy’s art sells for hundreds of thousands so anyone who purchased a print automatically netted a serious fortune.
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