Watch As Banksy’s $1.4M Painting Destroys Itself

Street artist Banksy has been all over the news lately – and with good reason. The enigmatic artist’s “Girl With Balloon” sold at a Sotheby’s auction for $1.4 million, more than three times the estimate and a new auction high for a work solely by the artist, according to Sotheby’s. But once the hammer went down, the piece of art began to self-destruct, being shredded by a rigged frame. Read more

Ice, Ice Baby! Tennis Ball Size Diamond Is Largest Found In Over A Century.

lesedi la rona diamond

The Lesedi La Rona, a 1,111* carat, tennis ball-sized, uncut gem-quality rough diamond is the largest to be recovered in over 100 years. Given the rarity and size of the stone, Sotheby’s will be offering it in a standalone auction on June 29th. Read more