Filed under: Art Pranks, Parody
Banksy’s Nazi-Doctored Painting Raises $615,000 Online
by Katya Kazakina
November 1, 2013
A whimsical painting by elusive British artist Banksy sold for $615,000 at on online auction yesterday.
Housing Works, which provides support for homeless patients living with HIV/AIDS, said it received the painting around 11 a.m. Tuesday, when a woman walked into its thrift shop near Gramercy Park to drop off what was then an anonymous donation.
“She said the painting is worth a lot of money and that someone will contact us about it,” said Rebecca Edmondson, director of public relations at Housing Works. (more…)