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Banksy’s part-destroyed painting on display

Museum director Henning Schaper says he is keen to avoid being the victim of another of Banksy’s practical jokes.
A Banksy painting that self-destructed moments after selling for more than £1m has gone on display in Germany – and the shredding device inside the frame has been “disabled”.
The Girl With Balloon artwork, which features a young girl holding a heart-shaped red balloon, hit headlines around the world after the stunt at Sotheby’s in London last October.
As soon as the auctioneer’s gavel fell, a hidden mechanism inside the frame shredded half the artwork, which is now called Love Is In The Bin.
The painting will now be shown at Frieder Burda museum in Baden-Baden, southwest Germany, where the public can see it free of charge until 3 March.