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Banksy painting self-destructs moments after $1.37 million auction sell

Banksy painting self-destructs moments after $1.37 million auction sell

Hannah Schmidt '19

October 30, 2018

For the first time in art history, a piece of art was created live when English street artist Banksy’s 2006 painting “Girl With Balloon” shredded itself just moments after it was auctioned off for $1.37 million at Sotheby’s auction in London on Oct. 5. Quickly after the auctioneer’s gavel...

Brentapalooza: From Backyard to Baseball Stadium

Photo contributed by Brentapalooza 2009

June 3, 2010

Alicia Lourekas '12 Opinions Editor From a simple idea to raise money for a young boy with cancer, a local music festival was born. Brentapalooza, the family- friendly festival continues, this Sunday, June 5, 1-11 p.m. at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Conn. In its second year, the festival has grown fr...

Rolling Hills Country Club Hosts Birdhouse Charity

A birdhouse that was auctioned off for charity at the Project Return fundraiser. | Photo by Lucas Hammerman '10

March 26, 2010

Emily Goldberg '12 Web Sports Editor For months, Westport artist Carol Brezovec collected possible materials to make a new birdhouse. She spent some time agonizing over its design and theme. She thought of some good ideas, crossed out others, but in a single moment the idea came to her. “Finally, it just all clicked a week before...

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