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Monet's $70m water lilies float to the top of Sotheby's three-auction marathon

The Art Newspaper 14 May 2021
Sotheby’s contemporary art evening auction last night must have felt like the mid-point of an ultra-marathon for the seasoned auctioneer, who due to travel restrictions was conducting the New York auctions from London—in the middle of the night. Basquiat tops contemporary art sale—again ... Banksy's Love is in the Air Courtesy of Sotheby's.

Sotheby’s accepts $12.9m in cryptocurrency for Banksy’s Love is in the Air

The National 13 May 2021
The auction house Sotheby’s accepted cryptocurrency as payment for a physical artwork for the first time, selling Banksy’s iconic protest painting, Love is in the Air, for $12.9 million at its contemporary art evening auction in New York on Wednesday ... Banksy created a series of ...

Sotheby’s crypto-powered auction sells Banksy art for $13M

The Coin Telegraph 13 May 2021
Sotheby’s originally estimated Banksy’s “Love is in the Air” to sell for up to $5 million ....

Austin gallery’s monumental exhibit showcases art-world rule breakers

Culture Map 13 May 2021
... and Andy Warhol, contemporary firebrands Takashi Murakami and Yoshitimo Nara, as well as Chinese artists and government critics Ai Weiwei and Zhang Xiaogang, and urban-space artists Jean-Michel Basquiat and Banksy, who demolished the boundaries of what was considered art.

What happened when I took six children to ‘The World of Banksy’ exhibition

The National 12 May 2021
Banksy’s is not art to be hidden in billionaire’s vaults or encased behind bulletproof glass ... “The art looked like it was about something that happened in life, or something Banksy thought of that would be good to paint as a picture,” says Indiana of the exhibition.

What happened when I took 6 children to ‘The World of Banksy’ exhibition

The National 12 May 2021
Do children appreciate art? It was with this question in mind that I took my three children, Indiana 8, Fox, 5, and Caspian, 2, to the World of Banksy exhibition at Mall of the Emirates, along with their friends, Harriet, 9, Luke, 7, and Ethan, 4 ... Banksy’s isn’t art to be hidden in billionaire’s vaults or encased behind bulletproof glass.

Culloden to open doors to major art exhibition

Belfast Telegraph 11 May 2021
Northern Ireland’s first major post-lockdown art fair will feature artists like Dali, Banksy and Picasso and the largest collection of sculpture ever displayed on the island of Ireland ... The fair, which will be Gormleys Fine Art’s sixth major outdoor exhibition, will also include ...

Arts school to take to the street with festival Friday

Herald Mail 11 May 2021
The Barbara Ingram School for the Arts will take to the streets for an outdoor festival of entertainment for the whole family ... There will be an outdoor art exhibit of student photography and cinematography and an art exhibit inside the BISFA Art Gallery ... • The Art Gastropub — Banksy (visual arts).

Factbox: Bitcoin’s march towards the mainstream

Metro USA 11 May 2021
LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin hit a record high just shy of $65,000 last month, the latest landmark on its march to wider acceptance ... ACCEPTANCE. May 2021.. * Auction house Sotheby’s says it would accept bitcoin and second-largest cryptocurrency ethereum as payment for a work by street artist Banksy, a first for a physical art auction ... Feb ... .

Burnt Banksy’s Inflammatory N.F.T. Not-Art

New Yorker 10 May 2021
The maybe-artist who bought a ninety-five-thousand-dollar Banksy print and set it aflame has big plans, including an art gallery and an outer-space-based “non-fungible token.” ... .

Asian Auction House Phillips Will Accept Crypto at Auction for a Physical Piece of Banksy Art

Bitcoin 08 May 2021
Banksy’s art “Laugh Now” contains a picture of a monkey in the artist’s signature monochrome stenciled style ... What do you think about Phillips accepting cryptocurrency for the Banksy art auction this June? Let us know what you think about this subject in the comments section below.

British street artist destroys own mural to create crypto-artwork

Indian Express 07 May 2021
“We’re going to do a singular print which will go to an eBay auction, and then after that we’ll do a singular NFT print, which will also go to auction, which is essentially crypto-art,” said Murdoch. ALSO READ .Sotheby’s to accept bitcoin, ethereum for Banksy auction.
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Sotheby’s to accept bitcoin, ethereum for Banksy auction

Indian Express 06 May 2021
Sotheby’s said on Tuesday it would accept bitcoin and ethereum as payment for Banksy’s iconic artwork Love is in the Air, a first for a physical art auction and the latest sign of growing mainstream acceptance of cryptocurrencies ... ALSO READ .Elusive artist Banksy confirms he’s behind prison artwork ... Banksy Bitcoin Sotheby's.

Luxury auction house Sotheby's will accept cryptocurrencies as payment for a Banksy artwork next week

Business Insider 05 May 2021
The luxury auction house will present Banksy's piece at its Contemporary Art Sale next week ... World famous auction house Sotheby's said on Tuesday it will accept bitcoin or ether as payment when it presents Banksy's artwork 'Love Is In The Air' at its Contemporary Art Sale on Wednesday next week in New York.